MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, 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 Drive98% 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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 08 '19 at 03:14
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 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 Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600K-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
106% Outstanding
1-Core 152
2-Core 303
107% 228 Pts
4-Core 599
8-Core 869
95% 734 Pts
64-Core 860
58% 860 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2177 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Lighting 315
Reflection 285
Parallax 320
83% 307 fps
MRender 213
Gravity 294
Splatting 235
81% 247 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$53
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 313 314 314 307 302 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
98% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 318
Mixed 303
SusWrite 310
79% 355 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 42
155% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 160
150% 230 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 98%
Great: 127%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$35
506GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 159 156 158 159 158 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Read 155
Write 148
Mixed 73.2
SusWrite 158
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 89.7%
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 (58th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
MC Read 33.2
MC Write 35.4
MC Mixed 28
92% 32.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 38.7
SC Mixed 27.4
82% 28.7 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 91.3%
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 16,878 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $929
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $82SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
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