MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 94.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics99.4% 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 Drive93.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 20 '19 at 08:35
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User JPN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Memory 92.9
1-Core 134
2-Core 259
93% 162 Pts
4-Core 529
8-Core 679
80% 604 Pts
64-Core 769
52% 769 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-64-$645
CLim: 1630 MHz, MLim: 945 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.7.2
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
99.4% Outstanding
Lighting 346
Reflection 238
Parallax 587
91% 390 fps
MRender 190
Gravity 387
Splatting 301
100% 293 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$290
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 477 273 247 235 255 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Read 414
Write 471
Mixed 364
SusWrite 325
89% 393 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 94.8
4K Mixed 38.2
138% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 330
246% 325 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 99%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
44GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 297 297 285 272 295 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 485
Mixed 393
SusWrite 309
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 65.7
225% 80.9 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 352
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 125%
Great: 124%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$65
4GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 509
Write 450
Mixed 439
104% 466 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 59.5
199% 73.1 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 294
238% 338 MB/s
Poor: 77% Great: 126%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
200GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 125 126 126 125 126 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
62.1% Good
Read 91
Write 97.5
Mixed 70
SusWrite 125
71% 95.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
183% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x16GB-$123
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
93% Outstanding
MC Read 34.7
MC Write 36.3
MC Mixed 28
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 38.1
SC Mixed 29.1
83% 29.1 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 93%
Great: 95%

 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 14,177 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $974
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $195Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $46
Intel Core i5-9400F $154Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $347Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $510Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $50
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $681SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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