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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 136%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 117%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics176% 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 Drive93.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory48GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 48GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory45.3 GB free of 48 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180831
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '19 at 05:18
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$410
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
117% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 155
SC Mixed 148
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 560
QC Float 602
QC Mixed 580
132% 581 Pts
MC Int 1,049
MC Float 1,188
MC Mixed 1,106
167% 1,114 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 117%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
Gigabyte(1458 3762) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2808 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
176% Outstanding
Lighting 570
Reflection 543
Parallax 612
181% 575 fps
MRender 278
Gravity 581
Splatting 305
172% 388 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 176%
Great: 177%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 1TB-$128
845GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 437 434 420 417 420 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Read 470
Write 432
Mixed 336
SusWrite 427
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 53.2
4K Mixed 35.5
107% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 248
209% 306 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 04CD F4-3000C16-16GVRB 029E CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 04CD F4-3000C16-16GVRB 48GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 16384, 8192, 16384 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
76.8% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 24.7
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 24.5
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
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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 EDGE AC (MS-7B17) Builds (Compare 2,415 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: $1,214
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