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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 102%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics137% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 10 '19 at 06:00
Run Duration222 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$219
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
108% Outstanding
1-Core 156
2-Core 310
110% 233 Pts
4-Core 610
8-Core 888
97% 749 Pts
64-Core 893
60% 893 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 554
Reflection 517
Parallax 624
146% 565 fps
MRender 266
Gravity 551
Splatting 292
126% 370 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 137%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$79
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,467
Write 1,435
Mixed 1,016
360% 1,639 MB/s
4K Read 59.6
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 77.6
265% 93 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 864
DQ Mixed 767
510% 581 MB/s
Poor: 153% Great: 274%
Crucial MX300 525GB-$83
82GB free
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 471 259 238 239 233 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
91% Outstanding
Read 406
Write 476
Mixed 385
SusWrite 304
89% 393 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 87
4K Mixed 37.9
134% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 323
244% 326 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 91%
Great: 99%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$79
108GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1338 292 290 290 290 298 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
241% Outstanding
Read 2,371
Write 1,470
Mixed 1,024
SusWrite 466
294% 1,333 MB/s
4K Read 57.6
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 76.1
266% 95.6 MB/s
DQ Read 580
DQ Write 1,004
DQ Mixed 554
487% 713 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 241%
Great: 274%
WD WD2002FFSX-68PF8N0 2TB
130GB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 143 144 143 145 146 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Read 124
Write 150
Mixed 78.5
SusWrite 144
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
208% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$100
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 40.8
MC Write 42.2
MC Mixed 29.4
107% 37.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 38.4
SC Mixed 31.7
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 51.5
78% 51.5 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17) Builds (Compare 4,214 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 126%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7B17) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,504
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HDDRAMUSB
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