MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics62% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive251% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 05 '19 at 18:54
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700K-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
100% Outstanding
1-Core 145
2-Core 287
102% 216 Pts
4-Core 566
8-Core 1088
102% 827 Pts
64-Core 1,085
73% 1,085 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$210
PNY(196E 1325) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
62% Good
Lighting 285
Reflection 219
Parallax 235
75% 246 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 230
Splatting 172
62% 182 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 62%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$57
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1234 400 399 423 402 400 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
251% Outstanding
Read 2,343
Write 2,197
Mixed 1407
SusWrite 543
362% 1,622 MB/s
4K Read 50.9
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 75.4
243% 85.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,010
DQ Write 1,134
DQ Mixed 1,155
846% 1,099 MB/s
Poor: 175%
This bench: 251%
Great: 287%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$112
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 196 197 197 198 197 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 206
Mixed 98.5
SusWrite 197
127% 174 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
214% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 112%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
41.4% Average
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 11.9
38% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 13.3
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 41.4%
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 11,484 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $846
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