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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% 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 Drive89.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Very high background CPU (57%). 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 (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 10 '19 at 22:57
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 57%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
1-Core 138
2-Core 275
97% 207 Pts
4-Core 539
8-Core 885
90% 712 Pts
64-Core 935
63% 935 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$802
MSI(1462 C724) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 540
Reflection 422
Parallax 548
140% 503 fps
MRender 405
Gravity 460
Splatting 250
120% 371 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 131%
Great: 141%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$54
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 234 301 303 303 303 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Read 441
Write 264
Mixed 252
SusWrite 288
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 83.2
4K Mixed 33
131% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 232
200% 298 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 127%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3600C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
65% Good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 25.1
MC Mixed 20
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 16.3
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 72.7
55% 72.7 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 65%
Great: 115%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17) Builds (Compare 4,691 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 136%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 125%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,514
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