MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 152%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 147%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics193% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive281% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory60.2 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180928
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 23 '18 at 21:34
Run Duration207 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$475
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
101% Outstanding
1-Core 144
2-Core 288
102% 216 Pts
4-Core 581
8-Core 1,001
100% 791 Pts
64-Core 1,452
97% 1,452 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,090
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 416.94
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
193% Outstanding
Lighting 697
Reflection 605
Parallax 701
183% 668 fps
MRender 548
Gravity 695
Splatting 335
194% 526 fps
Poor: 131%
This bench: 193%
Great: 197%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018)-$190
828GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1718 1398 1405 1410 1407 1404 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
281% Outstanding
Read 1,855
Write 2122
Mixed 1684
SusWrite 1,457
401% 1,780 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 64.1
228% 86.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,136
DQ Write 991
DQ Mixed 1,065
798% 1,064 MB/s
Poor: 185%
This bench: 281%
Great: 307%
Seagate ST4000NM0035-1V4107 4TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: TN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 202 202 203 203 204 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 203
Write 198
Mixed 96.5
SusWrite 203
128% 175 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 1.1
270% 2.4 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 117%
Great: 117%
Seagate Enterprise Capacity 8TB
7.5TB free
Firmware: SN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 223 224 225 228 227 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 63% Great: 129%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 3000 C15 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
76.2% Very good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 24.5
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 24.9
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 172%
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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 EDGE AC (MS-7B17) Builds (Compare 8,201 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 136%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,322
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