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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics6.22% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive50% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory25.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180928
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '19 at 23:56
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
1-Core 142
2-Core 283
100% 213 Pts
4-Core 567
8-Core 979
97% 773 Pts
64-Core 1,067
72% 1,067 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 7B17) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6374
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
6.22% Terrible
Lighting 19.6
Reflection 30
Parallax 25.2
5% 24.9 fps
MRender 24.1
Gravity 20.6
Splatting 38
6% 27.6 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.22%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$28
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 86 96 87 86 109 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
50% Above average
Read 489
Write 210
Mixed 182
SusWrite 95.4
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 24.4
4K Mixed 13.1
58% 18.8 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 32.8
60% 118 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 50%
Great: 82%
Intel 545s Series 512GB-$85
143GB free
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 429 430 428 431 431 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 461
Mixed 442
SusWrite 432
103% 459 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 50.2
188% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 189
173% 264 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 118%
Great: 130%
Crucial M4 128GB-$116
116GB free
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 196 188 197 189 199 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
67% Good
Read 452
Write 192
Mixed 222
SusWrite 193
58% 264 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 15.4
110% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 130
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 29.6
47% 90.6 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 67%
Great: 74%
SanDisk Ultra Plus 256GB-$139
210GB free
Firmware: X2306RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 438 445 440 446 444 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 427
Mixed 205
SusWrite 442
87% 389 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 34.5
140% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 124
132% 222 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 101%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x16GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
68.4% Good
MC Read 24.6
MC Write 26
MC Mixed 20.6
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 22.6
63% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 97%
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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 3,938 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 126%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B17) - $208

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,485
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