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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics7.25% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive249% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190221
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 07 '19 at 20:56
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU3%

 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 Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700K-$360
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
105% Outstanding
1-Core 152
2-Core 302
107% 226 Pts
4-Core 597
8-Core 1,126
107% 862 Pts
64-Core 1,158
78% 1,158 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 7B17) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.6890
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
7.25% Terrible
Lighting 20.7
Reflection 33.3
Parallax 28.6
5% 27.5 fps
MRender 29.7
Gravity 23.6
Splatting 40.2
7% 31.2 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.25%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 572 318 313 310 307 305 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
249% Outstanding
Read 2,221
Write 1,496
Mixed 753
SusWrite 354
266% 1,206 MB/s
4K Read 60.1
4K Write 211
4K Mixed 64.1
285% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,127
DQ Write 1,242
DQ Mixed 832
724% 1,067 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 249%
Great: 237%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$97
238GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 486 488 488 487 482 487 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
141% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 488
Mixed 410
SusWrite 486
106% 473 MB/s
4K Read 49.5
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 70.4
243% 88.9 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 354
266% 355 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 141%
Great: 134%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$90
584GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 97 97 97 95 85 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 100
Write 108
Mixed 54.9
SusWrite 94.9
66% 89.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
161% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 39.7
MC Write 38.2
MC Mixed 28.7
102% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 38.8
SC Mixed 31.9
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 51.4
78% 51.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%
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 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 4,337 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 128%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B17) - $211

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,508
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