MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics80.7% 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 Drive95.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 02 '19 at 21:53
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$199
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 93.8
1-Core 153
2-Core 304
103% 184 Pts
4-Core 599
8-Core 866
95% 733 Pts
64-Core 867
58% 867 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2152 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.8
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Lighting 301
Reflection 282
Parallax 317
79% 300 fps
MRender 211
Gravity 296
Splatting 233
81% 246 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$56
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 301 301 303 302 303 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 315
Mixed 308
SusWrite 303
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 91
4K Mixed 41.5
154% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 163
145% 213 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 128%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
429GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 144 148 146 144 140 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 160
Mixed 86
SusWrite 145
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
129% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x4GB-$93
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
MC Read 33.1
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 28.1
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 36.7
SC Mixed 28.1
81% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 109%
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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 23,744 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $958
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $165Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $49
Intel Core i5-9600K $199Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $365Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $56
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $681SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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