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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics82.5% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). 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)
Memory25.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190221
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateJun 18 '19 at 21:32
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9400F-$140
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
77.3% Very good
1-Core 118
2-Core 233
83% 176 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 640
69% 538 Pts
64-Core 638
43% 638 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-6GB-$327
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Lighting 331
Reflection 292
Parallax 334
86% 319 fps
MRender 272
Gravity 284
Splatting 184
78% 247 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 92%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$68
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 137 141 163 169 161 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 184
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 154
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.4
99% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x16GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
73.9% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 23.8
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 27.8
SC Mixed 22.9
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 92%
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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 2,598 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 126%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B17) - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,514
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
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Intel Core i5-9600K $219AMD RX 5700 XT $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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