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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics45.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive268% 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 (46%). 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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201225
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 20 '21 at 09:27
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 46%
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 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Memory 89.2
1-Core 131
2-Core 261
91% 160 Pts
4-Core 516
8-Core 714
80% 615 Pts
64-Core 729
49% 729 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$150
CLim: 1320 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.3.2
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
45.6% Average
Lighting 55
Reflection 54.2
Parallax 73.8
44% 61 fps
MRender 54.4
Gravity 58.9
Splatting 41.4
47% 51.6 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 52%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pcie SSD 512GB
401GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM13.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2201 2248 1130 780 782 777 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
268% Outstanding
Read 1,218
Write 2,073
Mixed 1,371
SusWrite 1,320
339% 1,495 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 71.1
255% 97 MB/s
DQ Read 1,458
DQ Write 1,260
DQ Mixed 1,353
1,016% 1,357 MB/s
Poor: 117%
This bench: 268%
Great: 280%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
72.5% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 21.3
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 27.7
SC Mixed 22.3
63% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 105%

 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 9,603 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 AC (MS-7B17) - $399

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,696
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