MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics52.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive59.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920x1080x4294967296 szín
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 18 '19 at 19:19
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
1-Core 138
2-Core 268
96% 203 Pts
4-Core 528
8-Core 722
82% 625 Pts
64-Core 759
51% 759 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$185
Nvidia(10DE 1C02) 3GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
52.6% Above average
Lighting 197
Reflection 168
Parallax 203
52% 190 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 190
Splatting 151
53% 162 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$53
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1C3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 42 96 22 30 62 MB/s
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
59.3% Above average
Read 239
Write 88.5
Mixed 208
SusWrite 77.5
34% 153 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 79.5
4K Mixed 28.6
114% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 190
155% 216 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$18
300GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 116 115 112 116 115 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
69.1% Good
Read 126
Write 124
Mixed 66
SusWrite 115
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
53.9% Above average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 14.5
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 14.7
45% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 53.3
75% 53.3 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 57%
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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 12,931 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) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $903
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