MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 56%
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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 83.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics74.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive63.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (51%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory26.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840x2160x4294967296 szín
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200810
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateOct 22 '20 at 21:02
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU 51%
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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 i5-9600K-$190
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Memory 89.1
1-Core 129
2-Core 257
90% 158 Pts
4-Core 434
8-Core 557
65% 495 Pts
64-Core 710
48% 710 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$229
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (65th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
74.4% Very good
Lighting 95.5
Reflection 85.1
Parallax 74.2
78% 84.9 fps
MRender 70.8
Gravity 79.9
Splatting 76.8
43% 75.8 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 120GB-$25
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 96 136 114 90 87 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
63.1% Good
Read 491
Write 423
Mixed 24
SusWrite 143
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 18.4
4K Mixed 26.9
75% 21.9 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 1
68% 160 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 87%
Hitachi HDS725050KLA360 500GB-$19
295GB free
Firmware: K2AOAE0A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 53 54 54 54 54 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
31.6% Below average
Read 56
Write 53
Mixed 38.2
SusWrite 53.5
37% 50.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
163% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 31.6%
Great: 35%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$110
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
75.8% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 24.9
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 23.3
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 68.3
58% 68.3 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 111%

 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 22,757 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 117%
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $945
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