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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
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 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 92.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics89% 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 Drive303% 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.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
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 Date20200612
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 19 '20 at 11:30
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 41%
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 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 Server
Intel Core i7-8700K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Memory 94.8
1-Core 132
2-Core 230
90% 153 Pts
4-Core 487
8-Core 754
79% 621 Pts
64-Core 1,048
70% 1,048 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
89% Excellent
Lighting 327
Reflection 290
Parallax 379
86% 332 fps
MRender 325
Gravity 298
Splatting 203
90% 275 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 89%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$138
307GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1359 1225 1203 1148 1157 1119 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
303% Outstanding
Read 2,399
Write 2,109
Mixed 1651
SusWrite 1,202
412% 1,840 MB/s
4K Read 57.7
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 77.6
260% 90.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,377
DQ Write 1,020
DQ Mixed 1237
914% 1,211 MB/s
Poor: 235%
This bench: 303%
Great: 360%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 16GB
15GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.2 5.4 5.7 5.6 5.7 5.9 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
12.5% Very poor
Read 25.9
Write 5.2
Mixed 12.5
SusWrite 5.6
14% 12.3 MB/s
4K Read 4.4
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 2.8
183% 3.1 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 12.5%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$90
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
89.4% Excellent
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 34.7
MC Mixed 27.1
94% 32.8 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 23.7
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 57.6
69% 57.6 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 103%

 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 5,705 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B17) - $226

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,323
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