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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive209% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190808
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 28 '19 at 01:38
Run Duration205 Seconds
Run User KWT-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
94% Outstanding
1-Core 142
2-Core 281
100% 212 Pts
4-Core 523
8-Core 600
75% 561 Pts
64-Core 623
42% 623 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 94%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$275
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
67.7% Good
Lighting 285
Reflection 231
Parallax 274
75% 263 fps
MRender 191
Gravity 242
Splatting 166
68% 200 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS3030 1TB SSD
771GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS303121
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1350 961 921 971 1006 991 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
209% Outstanding
Read 1,677
Write 2,168
Mixed 1,372
SusWrite 1,033
352% 1,562 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 79.4
4K Mixed 49.3
163% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 851
DQ Write 428
DQ Mixed 555
435% 611 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 209%
Great: 279%
Transcend SSD220 240GB-$52
115GB free
Firmware: R0327B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 308 64 86 46 70 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
67.3% Good
Read 493
Write 412
Mixed 357
SusWrite 166
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 18.6
91% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 29.4
81% 166 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$23
248GB free
Firmware: HP34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 109 101 104 105 102 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 107
Write 47.8
Mixed 68.8
SusWrite 104
60% 81.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
168% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
83.2% Excellent
MC Read 33
MC Write 29.5
MC Mixed 26.7
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 25.8
66% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 57.1
70% 57.1 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 111%
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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 5,859 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 128%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B17) - $215

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,630
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