MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 107%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics148% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.5% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.1 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191225
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJan 27 '20 at 07:18
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
107% Outstanding
1-Core 153
2-Core 304
107% 228 Pts
4-Core 608
8-Core 888
97% 748 Pts
64-Core 908
61% 908 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$699
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2852 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
148% Outstanding
Lighting 576
Reflection 516
Parallax 647
151% 580 fps
MRender 268
Gravity 578
Splatting 212
149% 353 fps
Poor: 110%
This bench: 148%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot P200 512GB
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0424A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 129 77 107 69 113 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Read 515
Write 445
Mixed 424
SusWrite 158
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 33.1
159% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 203
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 47.2
96% 191 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 99%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
370GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 111 111 113 113 109 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Read 175
Write 157
Mixed 97.3
SusWrite 111
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
232% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4100 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
126% Outstanding
MC Read 50.7
MC Write 50.7
MC Mixed 34.8
130% 45.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.3
SC Write 48.2
SC Mixed 36.9
103% 36.1 GB/s
Latency 45.7
88% 45.7 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 126%
Great: 107%
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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 16,741 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
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: $932
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $683SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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