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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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.
Boot Drive295% 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 (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190808
Uptime9.9 Days
Run DateJul 12 '21 at 00:31
Run Duration218 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$262
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 97.3
1-Core 149
2-Core 295
102% 181 Pts
4-Core 586
8-Core 1,149
107% 868 Pts
64-Core 1135
76% 1135 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 103%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$75
383GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 947 664 665 662 657 658 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
295% Outstanding
Read 2,522
Write 2342
Mixed 1,320
SusWrite 709
384% 1,723 MB/s
4K Read 62.3
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 84.1
282% 99.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,555
DQ Write 1,305
DQ Mixed 1,410
1,062% 1,423 MB/s
Poor: 188%
This bench: 295%
Great: 321%
Crucial M4 256GB-$218
238GB free
Firmware: 040H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 274 274 271 271 264 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
73.4% Very good
Read 466
Write 259
Mixed 259
SusWrite 268
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 89.7
4K Mixed 14.9
102% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 24.2
68% 145 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 74%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$90
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 137 139 138 138 140 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
79.4% Very good
Read 139
Write 126
Mixed 93.7
SusWrite 137
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 95%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$132
502GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 86 85 87 85 87 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
46.1% Average
Read 76.3
Write 77.5
Mixed 40.7
SusWrite 84.1
51% 69.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 45.6
MC Write 44.9
MC Mixed 31.9
117% 40.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 45.4
SC Mixed 32.5
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 49
82% 49 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 114%
Great: 112%

 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 60 0" 1280 720
Typical MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17) Builds (Compare 12,434 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) - $204

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,210
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HDDRAMUSB
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