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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 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.
Graphics129% 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 Drive103% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200102
Uptime13.8 Days
Run DateFeb 04 '21 at 19:46
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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-$368
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Memory 91.5
1-Core 129
2-Core 278
94% 166 Pts
4-Core 514
8-Core 952
91% 733 Pts
64-Core 1,418
95% 1,418 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$770
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (165 fps cap detected)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 165
Reflection 165
Parallax 165
133% 165 fps
MRender 165
Gravity 153
Splatting 129
125% 149 fps
Poor: 118%
This bench: 129%
Great: 148%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS100T2B0A 1TB
442GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 442 444 470 475 380 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 482
Write 461
Mixed 298
SusWrite 444
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 35.8
137% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 265
218% 314 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 103%
Great: 120%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$55
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 212 212 211 212 213 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 56% Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
64.7% Good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 24.2
MC Mixed 18.8
65% 22.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 21.2
SC Mixed 20.6
54% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 112%

 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 11,185 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
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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