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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive273% 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 AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190808
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 00:40
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600K-$219
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 275
96% 205 Pts
4-Core 529
8-Core 746
83% 637 Pts
64-Core 763
51% 763 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$554
EVGA(3842 3071) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 431
Reflection 350
Parallax 442
112% 408 fps
Gravity 345
Splatting 222
102% 283 fps
Poor: 96% Great: 121%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$69
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1257 437 404 403 404 405 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
273% Outstanding
Read 2,467
Write 2,210
Mixed 1,509
SusWrite 552
376% 1,685 MB/s
4K Read 60.9
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 81.7
274% 96.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1011
DQ Write 1,482
DQ Mixed 1,167
905% 1,220 MB/s
Poor: 162%
This bench: 273%
Great: 287%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
931GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 472 472 466 475 482 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 477
Mixed 452
SusWrite 472
107% 476 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 59.5
201% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 350
263% 352 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 128%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$66
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
MC Read 40.1
MC Write 40
MC Mixed 29.3
104% 36.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 23.5
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 53.9
74% 53.9 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 110%
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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 AC (MS-7B17) Builds (Compare 2,939 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 136%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 125%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B17) - $188

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,523
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HDDRAMUSB
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