MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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.
Graphics73.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive43.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (55%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 02 '19 at 17:43
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 55%
Watch Gameplay: 1660-Ti + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$595
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 95.4
1-Core 150
2-Core 302
100% 183 Pts
4-Core 602
8-Core 979
97% 791 Pts
64-Core 1551
96% 1551 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$255
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
73.9% Very good
Lighting 94.3
Reflection 85.5
Parallax 79.6
77% 86.5 fps
MRender 97.4
Gravity 83.2
Splatting 73.9
68% 84.8 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$70
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 159 141 165 146 157 MB/s
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
43.9% Average
Read 190
Write 175
Mixed 154
SusWrite 153
38% 168 MB/s
4K Read 11.9
4K Write 48.4
4K Mixed 16.1
64% 25.5 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 147
116% 160 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2017)-$100
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 158 166 162 160 156 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
66.5% Good
Read 73.2
Write 134
Mixed 57
SusWrite 159
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
47% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM4X8GD3000C16K4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
MC Read 32.9
MC Write 34.1
MC Mixed 24.6
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 35.9
SC Mixed 28
80% 27.9 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 87.5%
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 21,196 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) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,076
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