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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics101% 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 (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190325
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 25 '19 at 22:22
Run Duration219 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
100% Outstanding
1-Core 144
2-Core 286
101% 215 Pts
4-Core 566
8-Core 1,078
102% 822 Pts
64-Core 1,059
71% 1,059 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.66
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 392
Reflection 368
Parallax 394
103% 385 fps
MRender 230
Gravity 380
Splatting 233
102% 281 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 101%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$51
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 499
Write 475
Mixed 413
103% 462 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 57.2
195% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 352
265% 355 MB/s
Poor: 74% Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
271GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 136 140 141 141 141 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 169
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 140
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 114%
SABRENT 1TB
954GB free
Firmware: RKT303.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2637 927 894 943 904 917 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 8GB
7GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.1 3.6 3.5 3 3.6 3.6 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
5.37% Terrible
Read 16.8
Write 1.5
Mixed 4.7
SusWrite 3.4
7% 6.6 MB/s
4K Read 4.1
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.2
36% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 5.37%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$82
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 39.9
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 28.9
104% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 38.7
SC Mixed 31.6
87% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 51.8
77% 51.8 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
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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 7,864 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17) - $186

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,415
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