MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics58.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive84.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 14 '20 at 09:59
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3-9100F-$72
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Memory 94.2
1-Core 128
2-Core 253
91% 158 Pts
4-Core 482
8-Core 478
66% 480 Pts
64-Core 481
32% 481 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
58.7% Above average
Lighting 237
Reflection 207
Parallax 223
62% 222 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 214
Splatting 164
59% 177 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 61%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Burst 240GB
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 263 66 75 66 67 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Read 442
Write 293
Mixed 340
SusWrite 150
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 85.3
4K Mixed 34.8
149% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 187
167% 248 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
48.3% Average
MC Read 16.5
MC Write 17
MC Mixed 14.3
46% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 16.7
SC Mixed 15.8
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 59.3
68% 59.3 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 95%

 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 17,187 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $951
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