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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics45.9% 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 Drive237% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). 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 @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 03 '21 at 06:13
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%
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 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$202
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 95.3
1-Core 150
2-Core 283
100% 176 Pts
4-Core 605
8-Core 786
91% 696 Pts
64-Core 800
54% 800 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$150
CLim: 1325 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.4.1
Performing below potential (48th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
45.9% Average
Lighting 54.7
Reflection 62.3
Parallax 77.5
44% 64.8 fps
MRender 62
Gravity 58.9
Splatting 46.3
48% 55.7 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 51%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pcie SSD 512GB
365GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM13.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2168 762 756 757 751 746 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
237% Outstanding
Read 1,575
Write 2,261
Mixed 1,628
SusWrite 990
364% 1,613 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 67.5
212% 73.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1583
DQ Write 533
DQ Mixed 426
480% 847 MB/s
Poor: 110%
This bench: 237%
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 @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 40
MC Write 40.6
MC Mixed 29.2
105% 36.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 43.5
SC Mixed 29.3
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 56.3
71% 56.3 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%

 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 10,066 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 AC (MS-7B17) - $399

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,668
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