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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 139%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 156%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 136%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 115%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics158% 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.
Boot Drive295% 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 00:22
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-9700K-$390
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
115% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 144
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 552
QC Float 601
QC Mixed 569
130% 574 Pts
MC Int 996
MC Float 1,135
MC Mixed 1,046
158% 1,059 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 115%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$730
MSI(1462 3721) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
158% Outstanding
Lighting 520
Reflection 420
Parallax 546
164% 495 fps
MRender 383
Gravity 434
Splatting 240
154% 352 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 158%
Great: 169%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$130
384GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1122 972 592 609 607 593 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
295% Outstanding
Read 2426
Write 2,169
Mixed 1,448
SusWrite 749
379% 1,698 MB/s
4K Read 59.7
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 83.2
275% 96.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1647
DQ Write 1362
DQ Mixed 1,452
1,102% 1,487 MB/s
Poor: 206%
This bench: 295%
Great: 322%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$59
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 179 182 186 183 179 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 146
Mixed 82
SusWrite 181
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 105%
Great: 117%
Seagate BUP Slim RD 1TB
691GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 120 124 125 126 124 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
62.2% Good
Read 96.3
Write 137
Mixed 97.9
SusWrite 120
84% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.8
205% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 36.8
MC Mixed 26.7
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 25.4
79% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 57.5
70% 57.5 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 103%
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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 1,159 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 129% - Outstanding Total price: $1,205
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HDDRAMUSB
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