Performance Results

Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 105%
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics79.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive86.6% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200102
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 17 '20 at 22:13
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900KF
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 96.5
1-Core 147
2-Core 292
101% 179 Pts
4-Core 577
8-Core 1032
101% 804 Pts
64-Core 1,506
101% 1,506 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 102%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$255
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
79.7% Very good
Lighting 324
Reflection 261
Parallax 297
85% 294 fps
MRender 229
Gravity 284
Splatting 189
80% 234 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
378GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900KB3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 255 392 439 375 439 453 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Read 203
Write 105
Mixed 332
SusWrite 392
59% 258 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 75
4K Mixed 38
134% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 208
180% 264 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 105%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$160
931GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 965 1773 1927 1485 1542 1542 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
338% Outstanding
Read 2,566
Write 2,383
Mixed 1,902
SusWrite 1,539
471% 2,097 MB/s
4K Read 62.2
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 86.3
285% 99.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,306
DQ Write 1,080
DQ Mixed 1,178
886% 1,188 MB/s
Poor: 230%
This bench: 338%
Great: 375%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
96% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 37.2
MC Mixed 26.5
96% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 42.2
SC Mixed 30.5
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 96%
Great: 109%

 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 5,687 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 113%
Desktop 102%
Workstation 107%

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7B17) - $226

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,323
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