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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 69.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics84.4% 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 Drive222% 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 (60%). 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)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190325
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 17:56
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 60%
Watch Gameplay: 2060 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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-$395
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
69.6% Good
Memory 58
1-Core 118
2-Core 245
76% 140 Pts
4-Core 435
8-Core 769
75% 602 Pts
64-Core 1,560
105% 1,560 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$338
Zotac(19DA 1527) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 442.92
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
84.4% Excellent
Lighting 336
Reflection 284
Parallax 366
88% 329 fps
MRender 283
Gravity 289
Splatting 182
85% 251 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 641 322 285 278 277 269 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
222% Outstanding
Read 2,187
Write 1,408
Mixed 1,159
SusWrite 345
282% 1,275 MB/s
4K Read 50.5
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 68.9
226% 78.2 MB/s
DQ Read 974
DQ Write 956
DQ Mixed 914
700% 948 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 222%
Great: 278%
Gigabyte SSD 240GB-$30
92GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 376 125 93 21 38 67 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Read 362
Write 129
Mixed 300
SusWrite 120
51% 228 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 71.4
4K Mixed 36.9
140% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 200
172% 253 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 93%
Seagate ST2000DM005-2CW102 2TB
469GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 123 149 143 143 148 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
53.5% Above average
Read 47.5
Write 78.2
Mixed 51.2
SusWrite 139
58% 79 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
43% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
MC Read 33.5
MC Write 37
MC Mixed 25.7
92% 32.1 GB/s
SC Read 7.1
SC Write 18.9
SC Mixed 9.5
34% 11.8 GB/s
Latency 134
30% 134 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 104%

 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 5,710 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: $1,314
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