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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics119% 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 Drive72.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180903
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 01:35
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i7-8700-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 445
QC Float 501
QC Mixed 481
108% 476 Pts
MC Int 941
MC Float 1,114
MC Mixed 1,036
154% 1,031 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 362
Reflection 367
Parallax 420
118% 383 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 378
Splatting 240
120% 273 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 119%
Great: 129%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 120GB-$25
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 354 224 154 95 57 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
72.6% Very good
Read 386
Write 295
Mixed 289
SusWrite 197
65% 292 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 75.2
4K Mixed 33.5
119% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 135
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 187
141% 186 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 99%
Seagate Expansion 1TB
876GB free
Firmware: 0710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 131 126 131 133 116 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
58.6% Above average
Read 76.3
Write 140
Mixed 95
SusWrite 127
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0.8
198% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
70.4% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 19.8
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 22.6
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 61.1
65% 61.1 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 109%
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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 AC (MS-7B17) Builds (Compare 1,005 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 145%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 138%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B17) - $222

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 119% - Outstanding Total price: $1,736
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