MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 96%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics6.73% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive133% 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)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 11:12
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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-$225
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
96% Outstanding
1-Core 140
2-Core 277
98% 208 Pts
4-Core 544
8-Core 781
86% 662 Pts
64-Core 779
52% 779 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 96%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 7B98) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6471
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
6.73% Terrible
Lighting 21.9
Reflection 30.5
Parallax 26.7
6% 26.4 fps
MRender 20.8
Gravity 22.1
Splatting 37.4
8% 26.8 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.73%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$54
212GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 486 373 338 336 338 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 459
Mixed 412
SusWrite 391
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 50.6
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 67.7
233% 83 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 351
264% 353 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 133%
Great: 127%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 178 179 178 177 180 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 161
Mixed 98.1
SusWrite 178
116% 158 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
232% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 107%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
56.2% Above average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 16.7
54% 18.8 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 18.1
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 56%
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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 8,923 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
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: $935
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $70
Intel Core i5-9600K $225Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $275Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
Intel Core i7-9700K $350Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super) $429Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $230
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $70SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $500SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $64Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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