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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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.
Graphics54% 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 Drive190% 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 (12%). 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)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 22 '21 at 23:33
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%
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 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 95.1
1-Core 141
2-Core 284
98% 174 Pts
4-Core 573
8-Core 844
91% 708 Pts
64-Core 835
56% 835 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 101%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$150
CLim: 1350 MHz, MLim: 1850 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.5.1
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
54% Above average
Lighting 67.1
Reflection 63.6
Parallax 86.9
54% 72.5 fps
MRender 64.4
Gravity 67.1
Splatting 47.1
54% 59.5 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 54%
Great: 51%
Drive 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: 791 722 711 701 702 698 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
190% Outstanding
Read 1,050
Write 1,433
Mixed 603
SusWrite 721
214% 952 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 182
4K Mixed 50.3
218% 90 MB/s
DQ Read 960
DQ Write 771
DQ Mixed 1051
736% 928 MB/s
Poor: 108%
This bench: 190%
Great: 275%
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 (92nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 40.2
MC Write 40.4
MC Mixed 28.8
104% 36.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 42.3
SC Mixed 29.6
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 56.8
70% 56.8 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 102%
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 9,976 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: $1,678
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