MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 93.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics106% 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 Drive36% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190222
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 11 '19 at 20:21
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
1-Core 140
2-Core 256
94% 198 Pts
4-Core 534
8-Core 763
84% 649 Pts
64-Core 760
51% 760 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
Asus(1043 867F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 401
Reflection 379
Parallax 355
102% 378 fps
MRender 376
Gravity 419
Splatting 246
112% 347 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 106%
Great: 135%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 193 241 240 209 282 MB/s
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
36% Below average
Read 199
Write 97
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 240
35% 155 MB/s
4K Read 13.3
4K Write 19.1
4K Mixed 9.4
42% 13.9 MB/s
DQ Read 14.5
DQ Write 15.7
DQ Mixed 14.6
11% 14.9 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 36%
Great: 91%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$75
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 183 181 184 185 185 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 187
Mixed 30
SusWrite 184
105% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
159% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
MC Read 38.9
MC Write 38.2
MC Mixed 28.1
100% 35.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 37.7
SC Mixed 30.5
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 50.3
80% 50.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 99.3%
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 8,747 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $924
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $80
Intel Core i5-9600K $219Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $278Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $195Nvidia RTX 2060 $340Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $215
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $70SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $630SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $64Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $66SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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