MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 97%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics73.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive383% 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)
Memory27.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 25 '21 at 19:53
Run Duration276 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU8%
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 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
97% Outstanding
Memory 94.2
1-Core 138
2-Core 275
96% 169 Pts
4-Core 537
8-Core 800
86% 668 Pts
64-Core 790
53% 790 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 97%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$230
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 496.76
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
73.1% Very good
Lighting 98.3
Reflection 93.6
Parallax 80.6
80% 90.8 fps
MRender 66.4
Gravity 84.3
Splatting 74.5
66% 75.1 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme Samsung SSD 980 1TB
587GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2151 2023 2044 2030 2024 2030 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
383% Outstanding
Read 2,532
Write 2,413
Mixed 2,302
SusWrite 2,050
524% 2,324 MB/s
4K Read 75.7
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 90.9
302% 99.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,566
DQ Write 1,242
DQ Mixed 1,376
1,037% 1,395 MB/s
Poor: 190%
This bench: 383%
Great: 441%
Crucial BX100 250GB-$65
233GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 347 364 369 370 371 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 368
Mixed 331
SusWrite 363
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 88.1
4K Mixed 41.2
145% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 197
176% 263 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 101%
Great: 103%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$80
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 0 0 1.1 82 184 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 173
Write 179
Mixed 35
SusWrite 48.3
79% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
140% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 63.7%
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 (85th percentile)
116% Outstanding
MC Read 43.1
MC Write 46.7
MC Mixed 35.7
120% 41.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 51.3
SC Mixed 31.8
99% 34.7 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 67%
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 63: 9R 5G 3B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
63% 40% 43 329 261 60 31.5" 2560 1440 GSM772A LG QHD
History: Score 57: 7R 6G 4B | Score 63: 9R 5G 3B
Typical Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) Builds (Compare 45,975 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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