MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (95th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 5 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 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 93.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics80.8% 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 Drive346% 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)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 05 '19 at 19:34
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9400F-$165
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Memory 96.6
1-Core 125
2-Core 248
91% 157 Pts
4-Core 487
8-Core 727
78% 607 Pts
64-Core 715
48% 715 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.2
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Lighting 105
Reflection 95.8
Parallax 86.9
85% 95.9 fps
MRender 108
Gravity 92.1
Splatting 79
76% 93 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 81%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$130
630GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0118C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1895 1291 993 919 1635 1914 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
346% Outstanding
Read 2,601
Write 1,942
Mixed 1,457
SusWrite 1,441
415% 1,860 MB/s
4K Read 63.2
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 88
298% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1429
DQ Write 1,347
DQ Mixed 492
615% 1,090 MB/s
Poor: 180%
This bench: 346%
Great: 365%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 41.4
MC Write 43
MC Mixed 29.3
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 31.5
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 51.7
77% 51.7 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%

 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 38,067 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $138

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,012
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Intel Core i7-11700K $380Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $96SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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