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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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 (18%). 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 AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180903
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 23 '19 at 16:20
Run Duration247 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600K-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
1-Core 133
2-Core 266
94% 200 Pts
4-Core 530
8-Core 632
77% 581 Pts
64-Core 772
52% 772 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 436.48
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 494
Reflection 463
Parallax 542
130% 500 fps
Gravity 506
Splatting 275
171% 390 fps
Poor: 119% Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$73
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,685
Write 1,389
Mixed 946
297% 1,340 MB/s
4K Read 59.4
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 77.3
262% 91.5 MB/s
DQ Read 980
DQ Write 1,209
DQ Mixed 1,010
785% 1,066 MB/s
Poor: 170% Great: 275%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$160
84GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 472 472 464 218 194 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 476
Mixed 355
SusWrite 380
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 82.6
4K Mixed 49.1
169% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 328
252% 343 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 111%
Great: 126%
Crucial_CT2050MX300SSD1 2TB
217GB free
Firmware: M0CR070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 465 464 469 466 471 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
78.1% Very good
Read 125
Write 473
Mixed 356
SusWrite 464
82% 355 MB/s
4K Read 11.5
4K Write 80.6
4K Mixed 36.5
107% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 301
211% 261 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 98%
SanDisk Extreme 480GB-$399
250GB free
Firmware: R201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 185 175 177 174 174 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 346
Write 265
Mixed 303
SusWrite 179
61% 273 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 20.4
4K Mixed 24.2
89% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 92.9
DQ Mixed 134
106% 153 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 67%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
75GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 94 98 99 98 95 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
53.7% Above average
Read 90.8
Write 96
Mixed 89.5
SusWrite 96.5
69% 93.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 4000 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
124% Outstanding
MC Read 48.9
MC Write 51.2
MC Mixed 35.1
129% 45.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 46.4
SC Mixed 34.1
98% 34.4 GB/s
Latency 49.4
81% 49.4 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 124%
Great: 124%
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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 4,396 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 129%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,542
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