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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics124% 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.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190325
Uptime9.4 Days
Run DateJul 07 '20 at 14:47
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
93% Outstanding
Memory 91
1-Core 131
2-Core 262
92% 161 Pts
4-Core 514
8-Core 720
80% 617 Pts
64-Core 737
50% 737 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 93%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$693
EVGA(3842 6591) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
124% Outstanding
Lighting 495
Reflection 457
Parallax 512
130% 488 fps
MRender 237
Gravity 478
Splatting 262
124% 326 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 124%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$83
171GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 566 547 415 306 307 306 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
159% Outstanding
Read 721
Write 635
Mixed 624
SusWrite 408
134% 597 MB/s
4K Read 53.6
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 67.6
229% 78.9 MB/s
DQ Read 801
DQ Write 722
DQ Mixed 846
612% 790 MB/s
Poor: 166%
This bench: 159%
Great: 279%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 98 99 111 108 128 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
69% Good
Read 135
Write 147
Mixed 96.3
SusWrite 105
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.2
218% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
65.9% Good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 20.4
66% 23 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 22.9
SC Mixed 20.9
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 89%

 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 4,132 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B17) - $230

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,405
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HDDRAMUSB
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