MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics76.6% 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 Drive171% 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.
Very high background CPU (57%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B98
MotherboardMSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98)  (all builds)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 20 '19 at 16:12
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 57%

 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 Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700K-$360
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
101% Outstanding
1-Core 145
2-Core 287
102% 216 Pts
4-Core 573
8-Core 1,138
105% 856 Pts
64-Core 1,128
76% 1,128 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$272
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.72
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
76.6% Very good
Lighting 313
Reflection 246
Parallax 283
82% 281 fps
MRender 222
Gravity 273
Splatting 188
77% 227 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 848 316 301 301 301 302 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
171% Outstanding
Read 1,029
Write 997
Mixed 923
SusWrite 395
188% 836 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 61.9
222% 81 MB/s
DQ Read 701
DQ Write 992
DQ Mixed 714
577% 802 MB/s
Poor: 120%
This bench: 171%
Great: 194%
Sandisk PLUS 480GB
401GB free
Firmware: UG4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 97 224 96 205 109 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
57.4% Above average
Read 455
Write 310
Mixed 261
SusWrite 169
66% 299 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 40.7
4K Mixed 18.8
81% 27.5 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 87.6
DQ Mixed 41.4
47% 81.7 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 60%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$25
466GB free
Firmware: CC35
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 125 125 125 125 125 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Read 124
Write 123
Mixed 68
SusWrite 124
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
177% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.9% Very good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 22.1
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 28.2
SC Mixed 22.7
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 99%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $846
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