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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics51.6% 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 Drive209% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '21 at 10:41
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 95.2
1-Core 153
2-Core 306
104% 185 Pts
4-Core 592
8-Core 747
88% 670 Pts
64-Core 764
51% 764 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 101%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$150
CLim: 1440 MHz, MLim: 1860 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.5.1
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
51.6% Above average
Lighting 58.6
Reflection 66.6
Parallax 92.6
47% 72.6 fps
MRender 66
Gravity 71.1
Splatting 50
57% 62.4 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 51%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pcie SSD 512GB
341GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM13.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1555 725 752 729 721 725 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
209% Outstanding
Read 1,609
Write 2,010
Mixed 1,555
SusWrite 868
340% 1,511 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 58.5
171% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 1,516
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 446
426% 710 MB/s
Poor: 110%
This bench: 209%
Great: 280%
USB DISK 3.0 32GB
23GB free, PID 6300
Operating at USB 3.2 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 14 14 14 13 14 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
19.5% Very poor
Read 91.5
Write 51.2
Mixed 7.7
SusWrite 14.3
44% 41.2 MB/s
4K Read 13.1
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 2.4
130% 5.17 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 19.5%
Great: 30%
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 29.4
105% 36.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 42
SC Mixed 29.7
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 56.4
71% 56.4 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 10,056 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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