MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive72.7% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 5 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago, 4 years ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateApr 19 '19 at 15:24
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%
Watch Gameplay: 1660-Ti + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i9-9900K-$399
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 96.7
1-Core 154
2-Core 303
101% 184 Pts
4-Core 604
8-Core 1,179
106% 891 Pts
64-Core 1,654
102% 1,654 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 105%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$143
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
67.1% Good
Lighting 84.3
Reflection 79.5
Parallax 73.3
69% 79.1 fps
MRender 91
Gravity 79.4
Splatting 68.3
64% 79.6 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 81%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$70
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 251 260 190 210 253 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
72.7% Very good
Read 354
Write 270
Mixed 257
SusWrite 236
63% 279 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 78.4
4K Mixed 32.7
121% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 157
118% 154 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017)-$74
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 168 163 166 169 167 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
61.5% Good
Read 48
Write 140
Mixed 81
SusWrite 166
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
63% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair CM4X8GD3000C16K4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
MC Read 36
MC Write 35
MC Mixed 25.1
92% 32 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 40.1
SC Mixed 30.2
87% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 51.6
78% 51.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 102%

 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 32,402 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $838
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