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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 94.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive210% 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)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190808
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 11 '19 at 00:47
Run Duration220 Seconds
Run User KWT-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$218
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
1-Core 139
2-Core 252
94% 196 Pts
4-Core 534
8-Core 749
83% 641 Pts
64-Core 724
49% 724 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS3030 1TB SSD
735GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS303121
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1490 1039 1043 1044 1018 1052 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
210% Outstanding
Read 1,872
Write 2,266
Mixed 1,528
SusWrite 1,114
382% 1,695 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 91.7
4K Mixed 34.4
161% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 535
DQ Mixed 514
368% 463 MB/s
Poor: 162%
This bench: 210%
Great: 282%
Transcend SSD220 240GB-$42
126GB free
Firmware: R0327B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 304 78 87 46 70 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
70.6% Very good
Read 507
Write 432
Mixed 390
SusWrite 169
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 72.2
4K Mixed 19.8
102% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 29
78% 158 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 96%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$23
187GB free
Firmware: HP34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 102 103 103 103 103 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 104
Write 95.8
Mixed 63
SusWrite 103
67% 91.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 71%
WD My Passport 07A8 1TB
585GB free, PID 07a8
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 35 36 36 35 35 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
13.8% Very poor
Read 32.7
Write 29.5
Mixed 21.3
SusWrite 35.4
40% 29.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.3
26% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 13.8%
Great: 46%
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 as expected (50th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 36.2
MC Mixed 27.7
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 26.8
73% 25.5 GB/s
Latency 53.1
75% 53.1 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 94.2%
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 5,232 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 129%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,615
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