MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics93.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive228% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 02 '19 at 01:14
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 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-$219
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
108% Outstanding
1-Core 155
2-Core 313
110% 234 Pts
4-Core 615
8-Core 892
97% 753 Pts
64-Core 883
59% 883 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$270
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Lighting 302
Reflection 238
Parallax 291
92% 277 fps
MRender 215
Gravity 268
Splatting 172
95% 218 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 98%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDS250G3X0C-00SJG0 250GB
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 612 438 437 436 437 438 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
228% Outstanding
Read 1,747
Write 1,514
Mixed 1,351
SusWrite 466
284% 1,270 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 181
4K Mixed 74.1
258% 99.8 MB/s
DQ Read 851
DQ Write 1377
DQ Mixed 802
696% 1,010 MB/s
Poor: 148%
This bench: 228%
Great: 229%
Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 118 118 120 121 122 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
55.9% Above average
Read 74
Write 112
Mixed 69.3
SusWrite 120
69% 93.8 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.7
203% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 70%
General UDisk 4GB
3GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.8 8.5 8.8 8.8 7.8 8.5 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
6.43% Terrible
Read 19
Write 5.8
Mixed 2.2
SusWrite 8.4
10% 8.85 MB/s
4K Read 7.8
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
29% 2.6 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.43%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
MC Read 37
MC Write 34.7
MC Mixed 26.8
94% 32.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 20.1
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 7,672 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $142

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $959
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $198Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
Intel Core i5-9600K $219AMD RX Vega 56 $300Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $195
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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