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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 93%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics33.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive117% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
7 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 21 '19 at 07:58
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$346
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
93% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 267
95% 201 Pts
4-Core 523
8-Core 872
88% 697 Pts
64-Core 1043
70% 1043 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 93%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$148
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
33.6% Below average
Lighting 138
Reflection 82.1
Parallax 124
35% 115 fps
MRender 80.7
Gravity 126
Splatting 84.9
32% 97.3 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 34%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
383GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 475 475 300 296 297 296 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 480
Mixed 444
SusWrite 357
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 55.6
190% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 339
256% 343 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 117%
Great: 131%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 39.5
MC Mixed 29.8
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 45.3
SC Mixed 30.6
93% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 52.8
76% 52.8 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 101%
Great: 113%
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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 7,151 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) - $164

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,179
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HDDRAMUSB
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