MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics60.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive117% 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191225
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 19:56
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600KF-$204
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 95.9
1-Core 155
2-Core 308
105% 186 Pts
4-Core 597
8-Core 909
97% 753 Pts
64-Core 913
61% 913 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 104%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing below potential (89th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (74 fps cap detected)
60.4% Good
Lighting 75.7
Reflection 78.8
Parallax 75.5
63% 76.7 fps
MRender 71.2
Gravity 71.6
Splatting 69.9
43% 70.9 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 62%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$54
432GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 430 456 419 418 387 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 419
Mixed 408
SusWrite 425
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 96.2
4K Mixed 53.4
174% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 294
239% 338 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 117%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$78
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 42.5
MC Write 43.7
MC Mixed 29.2
110% 38.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 45.3
SC Mixed 32
95% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 54.4
74% 54.4 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%

 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 23,721 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $955
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $193Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $34
Intel Core i5-9400F $155Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-10600K $250Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $190Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $175
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $64SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $639SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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