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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 98.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics99% 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 Drive281% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200813
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 05:34
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Memory 91.2
1-Core 143
2-Core 282
97% 172 Pts
4-Core 563
8-Core 1,116
103% 840 Pts
64-Core 1,102
74% 1,102 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-64-$400
Sapphire(1DA2 E37F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1630 MHz, MLim: 945 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.9.1
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Lighting 121
Reflection 89.7
Parallax 172
98% 128 fps
MRender 90.3
Gravity 131
Splatting 129
101% 117 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 99%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2019)-$68
356GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1150 1017 1004 997 1008 997 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
281% Outstanding
Read 1,958
Write 2,124
Mixed 1569
SusWrite 1029
375% 1670 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 70.5
249% 93.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1573
DQ Write 1,274
DQ Mixed 1,405
1,057% 1,417 MB/s
Poor: 192%
This bench: 281%
Great: 293%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
535GB free
Firmware: CC82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 136 135 133 136 136 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
Read 156
Write 152
Mixed 78.3
SusWrite 134
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3600C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
72.8% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 21.1
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 23.1
62% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 114%

 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 10,744 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,296
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