MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190813
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 02 '20 at 23:14
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
71.8% Very good
1-Core 103
2-Core 205
72% 154 Pts
4-Core 409
8-Core 606
65% 508 Pts
64-Core 604
40% 604 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
Zotac(19DA 3451) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
61.7% Good
Lighting 242
Reflection 205
Parallax 247
64% 231 fps
MRender 191
Gravity 216
Splatting 172
62% 193 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$100
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 500
Write 474
Mixed 304
95% 426 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 95.2
4K Mixed 50.3
173% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 332
256% 349 MB/s
Poor: 63% Great: 116%
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
10GB free
Firmware: SBFKB1D2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 144 251 217 146 328 MB/s
Performing below potential (41st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
53.5% Above average
Read 163
Write 85.2
Mixed 76.3
SusWrite 234
31% 140 MB/s
4K Read 12
4K Write 56.2
4K Mixed 27.3
83% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 93.1
84% 126 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
289GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 183 185 185 184 186 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 140
Mixed 80.3
SusWrite 184
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 100%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$101
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
74.1% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 21.4
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 28.7
SC Mixed 22.8
64% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 72.4
55% 72.4 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 74.1%
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 19,034 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) - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $908
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