MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics78.5% 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 Drive125% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 16 '19 at 21:33
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$193
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Memory 93.5
1-Core 135
2-Core 305
99% 178 Pts
4-Core 574
8-Core 888
94% 731 Pts
64-Core 888
60% 888 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 100%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing below potential (51st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
78.5% Very good
Lighting 316
Reflection 304
Parallax 314
83% 312 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 287
Splatting 231
79% 240 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$43
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 290 298 303 298 301 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 476
Mixed 390
SusWrite 296
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 64.8
228% 82.7 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 277
230% 331 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 125%
Great: 127%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
886GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 173 177 177 177 179 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 150
Mixed 88.7
SusWrite 176
108% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 100%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x4GB-$122
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
MC Read 34
MC Write 35.4
MC Mixed 28.4
93% 32.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 35.8
SC Mixed 27.6
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 60.9
66% 60.9 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 108%

 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 17,287 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $951
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $193Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $43
Intel Core i5-9400F $143Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $290Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $43
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $66SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $32Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $64SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
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