MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 102%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics81.6% 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 Drive111% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory28.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 23 '19 at 16:38
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$479
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
104% Outstanding
1-Core 132
2-Core 297
99% 214 Pts
4-Core 589
8-Core 1171
108% 880 Pts
64-Core 1,565
105% 1,565 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Lighting 327
Reflection 298
Parallax 335
85% 320 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 294
Splatting 229
77% 240 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Savage 240GB-$120
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.Y
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 421 449 469 470 468 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 465
Mixed 315
SusWrite 451
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 40.6
156% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 67.9
129% 257 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 111%
Great: 112%
Kingston A400 240GB-$30
161GB free
Firmware: SBFK71B1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 56 57 29 29 30 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 33% Great: 97%
Seagate Video SV35.6 Series 1TB-$50
11GB free
Firmware: CV23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 113 113 114 109 106 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
70% Very good
Read 132
Write 132
Mixed 69.8
SusWrite 112
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 70%
Great: 114%
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB-$48
38GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 128 131 129 133 112 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
74.9% Very good
Read 134
Write 131
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 127
83% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 36.8
MC Mixed 28.9
95% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 42.9
SC Mixed 29.3
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 53.6
75% 53.6 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 131%
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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 7,822 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $142

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $961
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