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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 147%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 124%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics53.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive302% 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 @ 3.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190325
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '19 at 10:00
Run Duration188 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 i7-8700K-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
124% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 153
123% 154 Pts
QC Int 575
QC Float 610
QC Mixed 613
136% 600 Pts
MC Int 1,083
MC Float 1,289
MC Mixed 1,209
178% 1,193 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 124%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
53.3% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 142
Parallax 143
44% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
60% 143 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDS100T3X0C-00SJG0 1TB
506GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1880 1519 1328 1196 1206 1205 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
302% Outstanding
Read 1,838
Write 2,258
Mixed 1,832
SusWrite 1,389
413% 1,829 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 73.6
259% 98 MB/s
DQ Read 1,539
DQ Write 1,321
DQ Mixed 1406
1,060% 1,422 MB/s
Poor: 197%
This bench: 302%
Great: 325%
Crucial BX200 240GB-$62
194GB free
Firmware: MU01.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 55 55 55 54 54 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
95% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 439
Mixed 404
SusWrite 86.3
80% 360 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 49.8
180% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 237
198% 283 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 95%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 40.2
MC Write 41.1
MC Mixed 28.4
104% 36.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 45.9
SC Mixed 33
97% 34 GB/s
Latency 49
82% 49 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 105%
Great: 107%
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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 3,355 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 144%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 137%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17) - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 120% - Outstanding Total price: $1,645
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