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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 97.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive86.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180903
Uptime1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '19 at 04:05
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$472
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
1-Core 142
2-Core 278
99% 210 Pts
4-Core 546
8-Core 920
92% 733 Pts
64-Core 1,456
98% 1,456 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$325
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
73.5% Very good
Lighting 282
Reflection 256
Parallax 293
74% 277 fps
MRender 235
Gravity 256
Splatting 171
74% 220 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$51
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 219 209 202 191 191 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Read 495
Write 320
Mixed 302
SusWrite 212
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 30.3
133% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 233
195% 281 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 128%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$70
166GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 479 481 482 408 274 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 480
Mixed 457
SusWrite 433
106% 469 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 55.3
186% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 351
264% 354 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 120%
Great: 130%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
62.1% Good
MC Read 24.5
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 18.9
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 20.3
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 112%
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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 (MS-7B17) Builds (Compare 5,756 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 126%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17) - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,455
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