MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics79.6% 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 Drive288% 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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 4 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190813
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '19 at 18:22
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
97% Outstanding
1-Core 141
2-Core 278
99% 210 Pts
4-Core 548
8-Core 815
88% 681 Pts
64-Core 815
55% 815 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 97%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-56-$320
ASRock(1849 1001) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1590 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.9.2
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
79.6% Very good
Lighting 281
Reflection 223
Parallax 432
79% 312 fps
MRender 177
Gravity 300
Splatting 274
80% 250 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 96%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
XPG GAMMIX S11 Pro 512GB
378GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42B1S6HA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 746 463 414 469 470 471 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
288% Outstanding
Read 2,682
Write 1,606
Mixed 157
SusWrite 505
270% 1,238 MB/s
4K Read 62.4
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 86.8
296% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,327
DQ Write 1,310
DQ Mixed 564
631% 1,067 MB/s
Poor: 183%
This bench: 288%
Great: 338%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4000 C19 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
126% Outstanding
MC Read 50.1
MC Write 51
MC Mixed 34.9
130% 45.3 GB/s
SC Read 23.4
SC Write 47.6
SC Mixed 35.4
101% 35.5 GB/s
Latency 44.1
91% 44.1 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 126%
Great: 126%
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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 11,186 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $910
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