Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 139%
Desktop 147%
Workstation 142%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 125%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics162% 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 Drive269% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180831
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 23:27
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i9-9900K-$526
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
125% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 152
123% 154 Pts
QC Int 563
QC Float 600
QC Mixed 580
132% 581 Pts
MC Int 1,408
MC Float 1,668
MC Mixed 1,593
232% 1,556 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 125%
Great: 131%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080
Gigabyte(1458 37C1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
162% Outstanding
Lighting 512
Reflection 428
Parallax 569
165% 503 fps
MRender 402
Gravity 448
Splatting 245
160% 365 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 162%
Great: 161%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$120
440GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2045 612 612 608 608 605 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
269% Outstanding
Read 1,692
Write 2,216
Mixed 1,316
SusWrite 848
342% 1,518 MB/s
4K Read 64.5
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 81.4
275% 94.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,551
DQ Write 1,335
DQ Mixed 1,399
1,060% 1,428 MB/s
Poor: 201%
This bench: 269%
Great: 319%
SanDisk Ultra 16GB
10GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 13 14 14 13 13 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
24.2% Poor
Read 97.3
Write 33.9
Mixed 43.1
SusWrite 14.2
53% 47.1 MB/s
4K Read 6.1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1.6
138% 3.17 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 24.2%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.7% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 25.3
MC Mixed 19.4
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 24.3
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 70.7%
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 EDGE AC (MS-7B17) Builds (Compare 1,723 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 128%
Desktop 139%
Workstation 101%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 127% - Outstanding Total price: $1,237
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