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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 143%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (95th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 5 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics10.3% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive313% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190325
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateJun 26 '19 at 06:05
Run Duration196 Seconds
Run User PRI-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700K-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
109% Outstanding
1-Core 155
2-Core 307
109% 231 Pts
4-Core 616
8-Core 1,180
111% 898 Pts
64-Core 1170
78% 1170 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 7B17) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6471
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
10.3% Very poor
Lighting 21.7
Reflection 33.2
Parallax 28.5
8% 27.8 fps
MRender 28.4
Gravity 23.7
Splatting 40.3
12% 30.8 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 10.3%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force NVMe PCIe M.2 960GB
701GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2465 1038 1049 1046 1046 1045 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
313% Outstanding
Read 1,821
Write 2,495
Mixed 1,666
SusWrite 1,282
410% 1,816 MB/s
4K Read 52.3
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 66.7
252% 94.8 MB/s
DQ Read 2,031
DQ Write 1,809
DQ Mixed 1,853
1,408% 1,898 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 313%
Great: 271%
Spcc M.2 PCIe SSD 512GB
477GB free
Firmware: ECFM12.2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1639 595 599 609 610 615 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
252% Outstanding
Read 1,495
Write 1,987
Mixed 1,550
SusWrite 778
328% 1,453 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 70.8
244% 91.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,376
DQ Write 1,742
DQ Mixed 1305
1,055% 1,474 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 252%
Great: 232%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3467 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 44
MC Write 42.7
MC Mixed 31.4
112% 39.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 33.1
94% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 47
85% 47 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 111%
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 2,581 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 131%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,514
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