MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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.
Graphics74.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive85% 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.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory28.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 09 '21 at 10:24
Run Duration345 Seconds
Run User PSE-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$265
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
Memory 90.5
1-Core 149
2-Core 295
100% 178 Pts
4-Core 581
8-Core 1,113
105% 847 Pts
64-Core 1,134
76% 1,134 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 462.59
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
74.4% Very good
Lighting 97.3
Reflection 93
Parallax 86.6
79% 92.3 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 80.6
Splatting 73.1
69% 89.9 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650NS38 480GB
381GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N200228a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 135 189 144 49 12 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 434
Write 421
Mixed 377
SusWrite 118
76% 337 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 82.7
4K Mixed 44.4
162% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 220
172% 232 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 85%
Great: 113%
WD WD20SPZX-11CRAT0 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 112 114 114 113 114 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Read 153
Write 88.1
Mixed 64
SusWrite 112
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.8
219% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 78%
WD WD20SPZX-11CRAT0 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 112 114 114 112 112 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Read 140
Write 79.2
Mixed 65.3
SusWrite 111
73% 99 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.7
177% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
MC Read 34
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 24.3
89% 31 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 36.4
SC Mixed 24.2
77% 26.8 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 107%

 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 42,632 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
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Desktop
Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,000
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