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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics123% 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 Drive147% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180928
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 19:56
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
101% Outstanding
1-Core 146
2-Core 289
103% 218 Pts
4-Core 574
8-Core 1,106
104% 840 Pts
64-Core 1,100
74% 1,100 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$630
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
123% Outstanding
Lighting 504
Reflection 416
Parallax 542
132% 488 fps
MRender 371
Gravity 421
Splatting 237
111% 343 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 123%
Great: 135%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB-$82
258GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 576 440 427 461 419 410 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
147% Outstanding
Read 703
Write 884
Mixed 624
SusWrite 455
150% 666 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 51.6
173% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 929
DQ Write 748
DQ Mixed 646
536% 774 MB/s
Poor: 102%
This bench: 147%
Great: 161%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$70
1.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 116 115 117 118 118 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Read 142
Write 133
Mixed 88
SusWrite 117
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2933 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
MC Read 37.2
MC Write 36.5
MC Mixed 26.2
95% 33.3 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 35.2
SC Mixed 29.4
82% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 54.7
73% 54.7 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 105%
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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 7,256 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
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Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,155
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