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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 90.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics73.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive222% 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.
Memory28GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 28GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory24.4 GB free of 28 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200612
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 21 '21 at 21:57
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600KF-$193
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Memory 83.6
1-Core 131
2-Core 264
90% 159 Pts
4-Core 523
8-Core 773
83% 648 Pts
64-Core 756
51% 756 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
Gigabyte(1458 4014) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
73.8% Very good
Lighting 95.2
Reflection 90.3
Parallax 94.8
77% 93.4 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 82.3
Splatting 73.7
70% 89.3 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$65
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1445 882 218 257 214 254 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
222% Outstanding
Read 1,250
Write 1,320
Mixed 1,356
SusWrite 545
252% 1,118 MB/s
4K Read 54.7
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 76.8
258% 92.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,476
DQ Write 1,185
DQ Mixed 1,226
946% 1,296 MB/s
Poor: 160%
This bench: 222%
Great: 301%
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$78
79GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 154 154 153 153 153 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 487
Write 478
Mixed 391
SusWrite 184
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 96.2
4K Mixed 57.1
192% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 346
261% 350 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 106%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
538GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 169 170 171 172 172 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 146
Mixed 77.1
SusWrite 166
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 114%
WD Purple 3TB (2014)-$80
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 142 144 144 145 144 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Read 147
Write 138
Mixed 60.6
SusWrite 143
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
186% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8ATF51264AZ-2G1A2 859B BL8G30C15U4WL.M8FE1 029E CMK16GX4M2A2400C16 859B BL8G30C15U4WL.M8FE1 28GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
74% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 22.8
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 30
SC Mixed 23.5
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 74.1
54% 74.1 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 144 27.6" 1280 720 ACR0804 ED270R
Typical MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17) Builds (Compare 11,636 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: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,267
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