MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics81.3% 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 Drive105% 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)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateNov 08 '19 at 02:29
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 93.3
1-Core 153
2-Core 304
103% 183 Pts
4-Core 596
8-Core 800
91% 698 Pts
64-Core 790
53% 790 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2177 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing below potential (72nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
81.3% Excellent
Lighting 307
Reflection 286
Parallax 317
80% 303 fps
MRender 214
Gravity 297
Splatting 236
82% 249 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$43
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 304 303 301 303 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 317
Mixed 292
SusWrite 304
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 39.8
173% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 241
209% 311 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 105%
Great: 128%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
506GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 156 158 158 157 158 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 154
Write 123
Mixed 83
SusWrite 156
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 89%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x4GB-$122
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
MC Read 33.2
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 28.1
92% 32 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 36.3
SC Mixed 27.4
79% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 108%

 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 17,537 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $961
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $195Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $44
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Intel Core i7-9700K $299Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $505Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $43
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $32Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
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