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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics126% 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 Drive109% 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.
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)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190225
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateMar 14 '19 at 23:56
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i5-8400-$185
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
88% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 116
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 444
101% 446 Pts
MC Int 628
MC Float 720
MC Mixed 668
100% 672 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 88%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 64-$496
CLim: 1630 MHz, MLim: 950 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.2.2
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 323
Reflection 237
Parallax 551
125% 370 fps
MRender 190
Gravity 388
Splatting 301
126% 293 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 126%
Great: 137%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force MP300 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB-$38
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FM11.7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 161 109 116 115 112 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 747
Write 437
Mixed 450
SusWrite 141
98% 444 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 97
4K Mixed 47.5
170% 60.9 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 437
DQ Mixed 257
232% 349 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 109%
Great: 116%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$62
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 102 104 104 105 105 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
60.1% Good
Read 106
Write 101
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 104
74% 99.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
154% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 68%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
773GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 170 172 172 172 172 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 178
Mixed 109
SusWrite 171
117% 159 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.1
230% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$97
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
86.4% Excellent
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 33.5
MC Mixed 24.7
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 26.7
73% 25.7 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 97%
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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 2,301 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: $1,211
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