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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics45.1% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive348% 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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201012
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 28 '21 at 00:24
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (78th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 96.4
1-Core 152
2-Core 303
103% 184 Pts
4-Core 606
8-Core 1,135
108% 871 Pts
64-Core 1,396
94% 1,396 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 105%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$150
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1850 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.2.3
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
45.1% Average
Lighting 56.4
Reflection 56.3
Parallax 70.3
46% 61 fps
MRender 58
Gravity 54.8
Splatting 38.9
44% 50.6 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 52%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$140
438GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2394 1993 1102 1134 1132 1143 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
348% Outstanding
Read 2,559
Write 2396
Mixed 1639
SusWrite 1,483
452% 2,019 MB/s
4K Read 69.9
4K Write 193
4K Mixed 97
333% 120 MB/s
DQ Read 1,270
DQ Write 1,068
DQ Mixed 1,163
873% 1,167 MB/s
Poor: 224%
This bench: 348%
Great: 356%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$110
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
MC Read 37.3
MC Write 37.8
MC Mixed 26.7
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 44.4
SC Mixed 30.8
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 106%

 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 10,381 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,240
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