MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 88.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive65.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180822
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 09 '19 at 21:57
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
1-Core 132
2-Core 255
92% 194 Pts
4-Core 491
8-Core 691
77% 591 Pts
64-Core 702
47% 702 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61K1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 43 93 50 47 35 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
65.9% Good
Read 425
Write 251
Mixed 326
SusWrite 66.9
59% 267 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 60.6
4K Mixed 30.3
118% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 23
63% 140 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 95%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
295GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 95 98 89 98 101 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
59.1% Above average
Read 111
Write 116
Mixed 56.7
SusWrite 95.2
69% 94.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 109%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$63
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 194 195 193 194 195 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 196
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 193
111% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
155% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 111%
Great: 111%
Samsung S2 Portable 250GB
96GB free, PID 1f02
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 41 41 41 41 42 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
20.6% Poor
Read 37.8
Write 38
Mixed 34.5
SusWrite 40.9
52% 37.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
97% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 20.6%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D26BFSEK.8FD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2700 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
79.1% Very good
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 24.2
80% 28.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 25.4
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 97%
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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 11,470 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $846
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Intel Core i7-9700K $340Nvidia RTX 2060 $325Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $51
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $71SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $609SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $68SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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