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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics118% 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 EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180831
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '19 at 00:34
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 i7-8700-$305
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 133
107% 133 Pts
QC Int 516
QC Float 548
QC Mixed 531
120% 532 Pts
MC Int 996
MC Float 1,128
MC Mixed 1,080
160% 1,068 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2037 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
118% Outstanding
Lighting 390
Reflection 360
Parallax 381
120% 377 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 367
Splatting 238
117% 268 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 118%
Great: 131%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$90
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 501
Write 480
Mixed 397
102% 459 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 82.6
4K Mixed 50.8
168% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 347
261% 349 MB/s
Poor: 80% Great: 135%
Toshiba X300 4TB-$119
3.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 184 184 188 184 183 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 152
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 184
101% 139 MB/s
4K Read 5.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
274% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 105%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
MC Read 38.9
MC Write 37.5
MC Mixed 28
99% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 39.4
SC Mixed 31.9
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 48.6
82% 48.6 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 118%
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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
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $360Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $70
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $159Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $115SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $780SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $125SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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