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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% 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 Drive89% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190122
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 03 '19 at 21:32
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User LBN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700K-$349
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
100% Outstanding
1-Core 144
2-Core 287
101% 215 Pts
4-Core 571
8-Core 995
98% 783 Pts
64-Core 1,062
71% 1,062 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
Asus(1043 85E9) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 420
Reflection 372
Parallax 426
109% 406 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 400
Splatting 251
99% 300 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 104%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB-$70
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 502ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 176 177 175 172 172 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 433
Write 278
Mixed 296
SusWrite 174
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 42.6
160% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 248
191% 262 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 89%
Great: 95%
XPG SX950U 960GB
240GB free
Firmware: Q0922FS
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 459 456 462 464 461 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 456
Mixed 408
SusWrite 460
104% 460 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 49.2
177% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 259
195% 257 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 115%
Great: 116%
Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$41
223GB free
Firmware: E8FK11.R Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 547 264 263 264 264 264 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
137% Outstanding
Read 744
Write 835
Mixed 738
SusWrite 311
148% 657 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 50.8
186% 70.3 MB/s
DQ Read 705
DQ Write 710
DQ Mixed 583
472% 666 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 137%
Great: 140%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$107
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 41.7
MC Write 42.3
MC Mixed 34.9
113% 39.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 44.7
SC Mixed 31.3
93% 32.6 GB/s
Latency 53.3
75% 53.3 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
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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 7,125 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,174
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