MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics80.6% 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 Drive96.8% 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 02:33
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
105% Outstanding
1-Core 153
2-Core 304
108% 229 Pts
4-Core 601
8-Core 776
91% 689 Pts
64-Core 842
56% 842 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 105%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2177 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Lighting 307
Reflection 285
Parallax 314
80% 302 fps
MRender 213
Gravity 294
Splatting 236
81% 248 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$56
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 301 309 312 305 310 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 315
Mixed 299
SusWrite 308
78% 352 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 91.4
4K Mixed 41
152% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 156
149% 230 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 128%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
506GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 157 159 159 159 160 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Read 134
Write 136
Mixed 85.3
SusWrite 158
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x4GB-$87
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
MC Read 33.1
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 28.3
92% 32 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 36.7
SC Mixed 27.5
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 60.9
66% 60.9 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 108%
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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 17,298 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $924
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $150Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $49
Intel Core i5-9600K $200Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $356Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti $155Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $249
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $36Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $645SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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