MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 156%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics141% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive64.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory28.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 20 '19 at 07:11
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600K-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
1-Core 141
2-Core 291
101% 216 Pts
4-Core 563
8-Core 761
86% 662 Pts
64-Core 819
55% 819 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$699
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 3002 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
141% Outstanding
Lighting 555
Reflection 506
Parallax 624
146% 562 fps
MRender 262
Gravity 549
Splatting 286
142% 366 fps
Poor: 110%
This bench: 141%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LS 120GB-$86
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM02.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 108 98 124 117 107 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
64.1% Good
Read 445
Write 116
Mixed 180
SusWrite 110
46% 213 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 62
4K Mixed 22.5
119% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 77.2
DQ Mixed 10.2
32% 71.8 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 77%
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
413GB free
Firmware: R0906I Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1436 895 857 887 879 881 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
332% Outstanding
Read 2,670
Write 1,918
Mixed 1,523
SusWrite 972
394% 1,771 MB/s
4K Read 67
4K Write 219
4K Mixed 94.5
339% 127 MB/s
DQ Read 1,453
DQ Write 1,332
DQ Mixed 509
624% 1,098 MB/s
Poor: 185%
This bench: 332%
Great: 380%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$53
568GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 96 97 98 96 97 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
63.1% Good
Read 123
Write 115
Mixed 67
SusWrite 96.9
74% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
183% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 41.6
MC Write 41.9
MC Mixed 34.7
113% 39.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 44.1
SC Mixed 30.4
92% 32 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 110%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 16,780 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $928
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HDDRAMUSB
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