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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 118%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 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 114%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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 Drive216% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). 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)
Memory23.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190325
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 23 '19 at 10:48
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 i9-9900K-$485
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
114% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 142
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 546
QC Float 568
QC Mixed 539
125% 551 Pts
MC Int 1,163
MC Float 1,419
MC Mixed 1,306
193% 1,296 Pts
Poor: 107%
This bench: 114%
Great: 130%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-6GB-$340
Gigabyte(1458 3FD0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 330
Reflection 272
Parallax 318
101% 307 fps
MRender 261
Gravity 276
Splatting 180
104% 239 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 102%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB
395GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1004 579 581 585 582 587 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
216% Outstanding
Read 1,489
Write 1,934
Mixed 1436
SusWrite 653
310% 1,378 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 55.4
193% 71.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1386
DQ Write 1,179
DQ Mixed 1289
964% 1,285 MB/s
Poor: 160%
This bench: 216%
Great: 241%
Sandisk S3 1T02 1TB
921GB free
Firmware: 40101000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 384 433 443 457 450 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
97% Outstanding
Read 352
Write 460
Mixed 268
SusWrite 410
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 89.2
4K Mixed 41
136% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 222
201% 306 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 97%
Great: 123%
Crucial BX500 240GB-$29
223GB free
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 433 203 98 100 101 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 484
Write 434
Mixed 392
SusWrite 230
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 29.5
141% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 50.1
105% 211 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$155
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
61.8% Good
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 19.8
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 16.8
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 78.7
51% 78.7 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 111%
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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 2,139 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 134%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 146%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 139%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B17) - $219

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 126% - Outstanding Total price: $1,589
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