MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 96%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics66.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive43.7% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920x1080x4294967296 szín
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191225
Uptime8.3 Days
Run DateSep 18 '20 at 23:00
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU 18%
Watch Gameplay: 1660-Ti + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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-$284
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
96% Outstanding
Memory 89.4
1-Core 138
2-Core 276
95% 168 Pts
4-Core 550
8-Core 955
95% 752 Pts
64-Core 1,050
70% 1,050 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 96%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$255
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
66.3% Good
Lighting 214
Reflection 218
Parallax 238
56% 223 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 237
Splatting 165
67% 200 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZYLF128HCHP-000L2 128GB
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT63L1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 27 28 28 28 28 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
43.7% Average
Read 451
Write 36.2
Mixed 59.8
SusWrite 27.7
30% 144 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 14.4
4K Mixed 17.1
66% 18.4 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 13.5
DQ Mixed 26.7
36% 69.4 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 61%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$35
102GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 93 94 98 97 97 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Read 165
Write 172
Mixed 32
SusWrite 94.9
84% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
131% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
69.1% Good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 25.6
MC Mixed 21.9
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 19.1
49% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 112%

 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 19,763 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $114

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