MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
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 95.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics61.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive354% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Run History
4 years ago, 4 years ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory14.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 07 '19 at 12:34
Run Duration111 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 BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i5-9400F-$85
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Memory 95.9
1-Core 131
2-Core 259
91% 162 Pts
4-Core 509
8-Core 757
79% 633 Pts
64-Core 731
45% 731 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$117
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.2
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
61.4% Good
Lighting 75.6
Reflection 80.9
Parallax 68.8
62% 75.1 fps
MRender 72.6
Gravity 71.3
Splatting 77.5
61% 73.8 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 60%
Drive BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$60
630GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0118C Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1685 1677 1896 1942 1929 1927 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
354% Outstanding
Read 2,078
Write 873
Mixed 1291
SusWrite 1,843
340% 1,521 MB/s
4K Read 66.1
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 90.7
310% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 1,440
DQ Write 1,345
DQ Mixed 496
618% 1,094 MB/s
Poor: 175%
This bench: 354%
Great: 372%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$38
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 41.7
MC Write 42.4
MC Mixed 29.7
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 32
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%

 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 32,899 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $246

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $809
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