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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 152%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 136%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 93.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics162% 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 Drive97.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190808
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 19:57
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Memory 96.8
1-Core 131
2-Core 262
94% 164 Pts
4-Core 486
8-Core 774
80% 630 Pts
64-Core 977
66% 977 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
Zotac(19DA 3612) ≥ 4GB; zotac amp holo
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
162% Outstanding
Lighting 206
Reflection 155
Parallax 238
167% 200 fps
MRender 217
Gravity 172
Splatting 108
122% 166 fps
Poor: 134%
This bench: 162%
Great: 236%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB
242GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 376 406 379 386 230 305 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
Read 467
Write 454
Mixed 296
SusWrite 347
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 78.8
4K Mixed 38.5
138% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 247
208% 304 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 120%
WDS100T3XHC-00SJG0 1TB
626GB free
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1766 1504 1511 1409 1396 1411 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
291% Outstanding
Read 1,850
Write 1,977
Mixed 1,591
SusWrite 1,500
390% 1,729 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 61.7
217% 82.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,426
DQ Write 1,204
DQ Mixed 1,309
982% 1,313 MB/s
Poor: 193%
This bench: 291%
Great: 325%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
MC Read 35.9
MC Write 35.1
MC Mixed 26.5
93% 32.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 36.4
SC Mixed 30.4
84% 29.3 GB/s
Latency 50.9
79% 50.9 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 107%

 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 7,270 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,103
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