MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 124%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics80.4% 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 Drive72.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 30 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 26 days ago, 25 days ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 22 days ago, 22 days ago, 22 days ago, 22 days ago, 22 days ago, 22 days ago, 22 days ago, 21 days ago, 21 days ago, 21 days ago, 21 days ago, 21 days ago, 19 days ago, 19 days ago, 19 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 15 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 12 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 7 days ago, 7 days ago, 6 days ago, 5 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 2 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateMay 15 '19 at 15:14
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i9-9900K-$485
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
124% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 151
SC Mixed 147
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 568
QC Float 604
QC Mixed 586
133% 586 Pts
MC Int 1446
MC Float 1,657
MC Mixed 1,574
233% 1,559 Pts
Poor: 97%
This bench: 124%
Great: 131%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$270
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Lighting 256
Reflection 205
Parallax 231
76% 230 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 234
Splatting 155
84% 193 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 99%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$50
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 109 127 162 232 220 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
72.6% Very good
Read 383
Write 349
Mixed 324
SusWrite 181
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 78.8
4K Mixed 34.1
124% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 181
137% 180 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 105%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017)-$75
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 162 170 169 171 169 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
70% Very good
Read 77
Write 105
Mixed 76
SusWrite 167
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
47% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 70%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM4X8GD3000C16K4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
MC Read 34.6
MC Write 34.4
MC Mixed 24.9
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 39.8
SC Mixed 29.7
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 100%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 4,704 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 125% - Outstanding Total price: $898
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