MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 107%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.3% 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 Drive73.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1280 x 720 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 09 '21 at 10:53
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU10%
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 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Memory 96.1
1-Core 159
2-Core 318
107% 191 Pts
4-Core 635
8-Core 944
102% 790 Pts
64-Core 949
64% 949 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 107%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
Gigabyte(1458 4014) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2235 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 472.12
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Lighting 97.4
Reflection 94.3
Parallax 87.3
79% 93 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 83.8
Splatting 75.7
71% 90.9 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Gigabyte SSD 240GB-$44
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 285 170 62 66 49 66 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
73.4% Very good
Read 480
Write 249
Mixed 317
SusWrite 116
64% 291 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 75.9
4K Mixed 31
126% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 80.2
95% 160 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 89%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$91
582GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 72 87 99 98 100 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
59% Above average
Read 113
Write 90.8
Mixed 75
SusWrite 92.7
69% 92.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 59%
Great: 112%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 16GB-$7
14GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 4.4 6.2 3.9 6.7 4.3 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
14.1% Very poor
Read 71.3
Write 8.2
Mixed 15.7
SusWrite 6
24% 25.3 MB/s
4K Read 10.6
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
39% 3.53 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 14.1%
Great: 23%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 40.8
MC Write 43
MC Mixed 29.8
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 44.7
SC Mixed 30.9
92% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 106%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 10 7 60 7.2" 1280 701 SAM0212 SAMSUNG PDP
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 46,027 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $138

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $986
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