MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive97% 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.
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)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190813
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJul 09 '21 at 16:40
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-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 i7-9700K-$260
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 96.3
1-Core 144
2-Core 286
100% 176 Pts
4-Core 577
8-Core 1,092
104% 834 Pts
64-Core 1,096
74% 1,096 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2235 MHz, MLim: 3670 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
67.1% Good
Lighting 86.4
Reflection 85.2
Parallax 80.4
70% 84 fps
MRender 97.2
Gravity 76
Splatting 69.7
64% 81 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 845DC PRO 800GB
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXV8AX3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 385 386 392 396 373 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
97% Outstanding
Read 423
Write 420
Mixed 337
SusWrite 378
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 79
4K Mixed 38.5
136% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 295
232% 322 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 97%
Great: 103%
3 120GB SSD 120GB
111GB free
Firmware: VA001C76
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 376 375 380 377 381 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Read 426
Write 399
Mixed 333
SusWrite 369
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 31.3
121% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 197
152% 202 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
MC Read 39.4
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 28.2
98% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 36.6
SC Mixed 28.3
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 52.8
76% 52.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 109%

 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 42,900 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $996
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