MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 130%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics133% 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.
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)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180822
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 07 '20 at 19:16
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User CHL-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$380
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Memory 91.9
1-Core 147
2-Core 290
99% 176 Pts
4-Core 580
8-Core 1,111
105% 845 Pts
64-Core 1,534
103% 1,534 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 100%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (46th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
133% Outstanding
Lighting 438
Reflection 397
Parallax 436
115% 424 fps
MRender 249
Gravity 520
Splatting 271
134% 347 fps
Poor: 109%
This bench: 133%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$60
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2044
Write 2,267
Mixed 1,392
424% 1,901 MB/s
4K Read 61.9
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 82.9
277% 96.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,014
DQ Write 1,090
DQ Mixed 1,151
838% 1,085 MB/s
Poor: 180% Great: 286%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$84
877GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 116 119 118 117 120 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
58.6% Above average
Read 86.8
Write 88.5
Mixed 31
SusWrite 117
59% 80.9 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
132% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury 2666 C16 2x8GB-$81
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
76.1% Very good
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 21.1
75% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 26.1
71% 25 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 96%

 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 17,404 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $928
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