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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics7.01% 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 Drive292% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 14 '19 at 20:46
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$356
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
105% Outstanding
1-Core 150
2-Core 299
106% 224 Pts
4-Core 600
8-Core 1,181
110% 891 Pts
64-Core 1,174
79% 1,174 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 7B17) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7262
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
7.01% Terrible
Lighting 20.6
Reflection 31.6
Parallax 29.1
5% 27.1 fps
MRender 27.1
Gravity 23.3
Splatting 39.3
7% 29.9 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.01%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$88
436GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2208 632 624 631 634 637 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
292% Outstanding
Read 1,907
Write 2,386
Mixed 1168
SusWrite 894
357% 1,589 MB/s
4K Read 64.5
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 87.4
293% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1671
DQ Write 1,465
DQ Mixed 1,513
1,149% 1,550 MB/s
Poor: 196%
This bench: 292%
Great: 324%
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$110
954GB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1558 1560 1559 1560 1562 1561 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
270% Outstanding
Read 1,443
Write 1,569
Mixed 1092
SusWrite 1560
320% 1,416 MB/s
4K Read 57.5
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 77.4
267% 95.6 MB/s
DQ Read 635
DQ Write 911
DQ Mixed 272
346% 606 MB/s
Poor: 145%
This bench: 270%
Great: 268%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.6% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 20.8
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 22.2
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 109%
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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 5,246 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) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,610
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