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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 36.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics86.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190808
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 26 '20 at 12:00
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (20th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 1.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
36.4% Below average
1-Core 64.4
2-Core 99.5
40% 81.9 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 202
26% 192 Pts
64-Core 183
12% 183 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 36.4%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$400
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 445.75
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Lighting 156
Reflection 180
Parallax 403
41% 246 fps
MRender 318
Gravity 299
Splatting 210
89% 276 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 545s Series 256GB-$79
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.2 13 12 17 17 19 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 69% Great: 118%
Seagate Backup+ Desk 4TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 040B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 116 110 132 134 150 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Read 160
Write 128
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 129
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$78
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
42% Average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 12.5
MC Mixed 15.1
43% 15 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 15.6
SC Mixed 12.5
33% 11.7 GB/s
Latency 112
36% 112 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 42%
Great: 108%
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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 8,571 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,415
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