MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics78.4% 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 Drive412% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory27.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '21 at 19:42
Run Duration277 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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-$183
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 91.3
1-Core 154
2-Core 305
102% 183 Pts
4-Core 612
8-Core 908
98% 760 Pts
64-Core 874
59% 874 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 103%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$230
CLim: 2310 MHz, MLim: 2350 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 496.49
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Lighting 105
Reflection 99.8
Parallax 88
85% 97.6 fps
MRender 79.2
Gravity 89.7
Splatting 79.6
71% 82.8 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme Samsung SSD 980 1TB
618GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2452 2393 1879 1850 1865 1842 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
412% Outstanding
Read 2,595
Write 2,442
Mixed 2,383
SusWrite 2,047
533% 2,367 MB/s
4K Read 80.2
4K Write 193
4K Mixed 114
369% 129 MB/s
DQ Read 1,700
DQ Write 1,336
DQ Mixed 1,479
1,117% 1,505 MB/s
Poor: 190%
This bench: 412%
Great: 441%
Crucial BX100 250GB-$99
233GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 370 362 371 371 372 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 371
Mixed 348
SusWrite 368
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 45.5
167% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 198
176% 263 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 108%
Great: 103%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$80
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 167 188 193 188 193 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
96% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 178
Mixed 21.6
SusWrite 159
96% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
157% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 96%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2D3600C18 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
116% Outstanding
MC Read 43.1
MC Write 46.7
MC Mixed 35.4
119% 41.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 51.9
SC Mixed 33.6
102% 35.7 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 116%
Great: 129%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 53: 7R 4G 6B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
53% 33% 52 347 286 60 31.5" 2560 1440 GSM772A LG QHD
History: Score 23: 2R 1G 10B | Score 53: 7R 4G 6B
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Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $195

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,039
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