MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics77.2% 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 Drive286% 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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191023
Uptime1 Days
Run DateAug 02 '20 at 15:15
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU4%
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 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 i7-9700K-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
Memory 92
1-Core 144
2-Core 287
98% 174 Pts
4-Core 573
8-Core 1,118
104% 846 Pts
64-Core 1,133
76% 1,133 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$269
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
77.2% Very good
Lighting 319
Reflection 255
Parallax 288
84% 287 fps
MRender 227
Gravity 273
Splatting 186
77% 229 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hs-ssd-e2000 512G 512GB
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HBAF28FT
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 547 555 560 563 560 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
286% Outstanding
Read 2,637
Write 1,835
Mixed 130
SusWrite 519
280% 1,280 MB/s
4K Read 64.4
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 86.1
293% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,336
DQ Write 1286
DQ Mixed 602
647% 1,075 MB/s
Poor: 166%
This bench: 286%
Great: 339%
Ionn SSD 512GB
477GB free
Firmware: S0813A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 395 443 310 84 85 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
84.7% Excellent
Read 467
Write 434
Mixed 355
SusWrite 273
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 89.7
4K Mixed 30.1
130% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 47.4
88% 167 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 85%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$59
440GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 69 71 72 74 74 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
42.5% Average
Read 75.9
Write 74.4
Mixed 64.6
SusWrite 71.9
53% 71.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury 2666 C16 2x8GB-$81
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
81.7% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 23.3
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 25.2
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 96%

 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 17,330 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

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

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