MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive72.8% 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.
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, 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. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateApr 25 '19 at 12:41
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%
Watch Gameplay: 1660-Ti + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (60th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i9-9900K-$415
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 95.9
1-Core 152
2-Core 296
100% 181 Pts
4-Core 600
8-Core 1,196
106% 898 Pts
64-Core 1,660
103% 1,660 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 104%
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 (45th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
74.9% Very good
Lighting 96.5
Reflection 87.9
Parallax 81
79% 88.5 fps
MRender 99.2
Gravity 84.4
Splatting 70.7
68% 84.8 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 81%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$70
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 170 211 210 223 218 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
72.8% Very good
Read 358
Write 345
Mixed 322
SusWrite 207
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 34.2
123% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 144
119% 166 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017)-$85
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 167 166 166 160 168 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 48
Write 130
Mixed 86.7
SusWrite 166
80% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
84% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair CM4X8GD3000C16K4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 34.5
MC Mixed 24.5
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 39.3
SC Mixed 29.2
85% 29.9 GB/s
Latency 54.3
74% 54.3 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 90.3%
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 32,690 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) - $246

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $839
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