Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 112%
Desktop 110%
Workstation 103%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (94th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 6 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 127%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics112% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive124% 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.
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-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180903
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 06 '18 at 23:05
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-9700K-$410
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
127% Outstanding
SC Int 152
SC Float 164
SC Mixed 158
126% 158 Pts
QC Int 606
QC Float 655
QC Mixed 629
143% 630 Pts
MC Int 1,135
MC Float 1,306
MC Mixed 1,186
181% 1,209 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 127%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$357
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2302 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.64
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 350
Reflection 315
Parallax 369
110% 345 fps
MRender 232
Gravity 315
Splatting 246
113% 264 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 112%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 316 318 320 313 287 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 490
Mixed 407
SusWrite 328
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 63.7
220% 79.5 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 349
264% 353 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 124%
Great: 124%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
39GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 490 490 488 492 217 119 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 490
Mixed 418
SusWrite 383
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 66.6
226% 81.2 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 352
265% 355 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 130%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$138
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 41.1
MC Write 40.7
MC Mixed 28.7
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 39
SC Mixed 32.3
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 48.3
83% 48.3 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17) Builds (Compare 1,271 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 132%
Desktop 143%
Workstation 126%

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 121% - Outstanding Total price: $1,400
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