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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics75.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive212% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory0.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190325
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 08 '19 at 23:40
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$498
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
64.4% Good
1-Core 91
2-Core 183
64% 137 Pts
4-Core 369
8-Core 764
69% 567 Pts
64-Core 1547
104% 1547 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$260
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 432.0
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
75.1% Very good
Lighting 252
Reflection 232
Parallax 263
66% 249 fps
MRender 214
Gravity 271
Splatting 177
76% 221 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 80%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$168
437GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 548 641 776 838 855 853 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
212% Outstanding
Read 1,723
Write 885
Mixed 907
SusWrite 752
237% 1,067 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 71
4K Mixed 50.7
156% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,228
DQ Write 924
DQ Mixed 1,011
773% 1,054 MB/s
Poor: 233%
This bench: 212%
Great: 396%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C14 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
85.6% Excellent
MC Read 38.3
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 31.3
104% 36.5 GB/s
SC Read 2.2
SC Write 13.1
SC Mixed 3.6
18% 6.3 GB/s
Latency 603
7% 603 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 118%
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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 (MS-7B17) Builds (Compare 7,396 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,427
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