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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 92.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics108% 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.
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)
Memory7.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190122
Uptime12 Days
Run DateOct 02 '19 at 01:58
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$205
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 266
95% 201 Pts
4-Core 523
8-Core 758
83% 641 Pts
64-Core 754
51% 754 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$400
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 377
Reflection 311
Parallax 434
99% 374 fps
MRender 370
Gravity 370
Splatting 232
109% 324 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 108%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$78
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 8,025
Write 7,627
Mixed 7,617
1,733% 7,756 MB/s
4K Read 595
4K Write 327
4K Mixed 389
1,574% 437 MB/s
DQ Read 1,775
DQ Write 1,283
DQ Mixed 1,337
1,051% 1,465 MB/s
Poor: 77% Great: 129%
Seagate ST3320820AS 320GB-$199
145GB free
Firmware: 3.AHG
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 77 77 76 77 77 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
44.2% Average
Read 78
Write 43.5
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 76
44% 60 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
MC Read 34.8
MC Write 33.3
MC Mixed 25.9
90% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 30.5
SC Mixed 26.8
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 54.8
73% 54.8 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 96%
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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 5,216 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 142%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 129%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B17) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,590
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