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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics122% 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 Drive116% 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)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 18 '19 at 05:03
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600K-$238
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
92% Outstanding
1-Core 132
2-Core 262
93% 197 Pts
4-Core 522
8-Core 749
82% 636 Pts
64-Core 728
49% 728 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 92%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$722
Gigabyte(1458 377A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 484
Reflection 477
Parallax 569
129% 510 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 490
Splatting 270
114% 336 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 122%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$74
432GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 420 447 461 305 288 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 458
Mixed 422
SusWrite 395
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 96.6
4K Mixed 52.3
179% 63.1 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 350
264% 354 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 116%
Great: 131%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$74
260GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 421 447 461 444 291 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 456
Mixed 448
SusWrite 419
103% 457 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 58.1
196% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 352
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 123%
Great: 131%
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 (14th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
68.5% Good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 24.6
MC Mixed 21.1
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 22.2
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 68.5%
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 6,566 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $174

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,212
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