Performance Results

Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (7th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 93 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics125% 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 Drive248% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory19.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200813
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateSep 25 '20 at 01:08
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User PAN-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$359
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
76% Very good
Memory 63.2
1-Core 135
2-Core 230
80% 143 Pts
4-Core 475
8-Core 904
85% 689 Pts
64-Core 1062
71% 1062 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 76%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
125% Outstanding
Lighting 144
Reflection 162
Parallax 136
117% 148 fps
MRender 122
Gravity 175
Splatting 125
134% 141 fps
Poor: 116%
This bench: 125%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$137
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1017 756 751 748 722 725 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
248% Outstanding
Read 2,289
Write 1,449
Mixed 1,514
SusWrite 787
336% 1,510 MB/s
4K Read 53.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 72.7
235% 80.1 MB/s
DQ Read 873
DQ Write 713
DQ Mixed 786
590% 791 MB/s
Poor: 237%
This bench: 248%
Great: 391%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$132
62GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 38 32 46 41 48 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
18.7% Very poor
Read 23
Write 45.4
Mixed 17.9
SusWrite 42.2
24% 32.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.2
39% 0.33 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 18.7%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.2% Good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 21.3
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 14
43% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 119
34% 119 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 110%

 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 10,526 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 116%
Desktop 101%
Workstation 110%

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B17) - $399

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,518
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