Performance Results

Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 144%
Workstation 112%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 97.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics78.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive323% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
13 months ago, 13 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B50
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390M GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B50)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1600 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190226
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJun 15 '19 at 19:01
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700K-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Memory 96.6
1-Core 136
2-Core 269
96% 167 Pts
4-Core 532
8-Core 831
87% 681 Pts
64-Core 1,054
71% 1,054 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.72
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
78.8% Very good
Lighting 318
Reflection 251
Parallax 287
84% 285 fps
MRender 227
Gravity 281
Splatting 193
79% 234 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$180
902GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1867 2288 1171 1158 1147 1162 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
323% Outstanding
Read 2,513
Write 2,339
Mixed 1,689
SusWrite 1,466
449% 2,002 MB/s
4K Read 61.3
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 75.4
251% 84.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,333
DQ Write 1159
DQ Mixed 1,235
929% 1,242 MB/s
Poor: 237%
This bench: 323%
Great: 355%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$135
931GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 478 486 487 486 485 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 486
Mixed 455
SusWrite 483
109% 484 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 58.4
201% 73.8 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 351
264% 354 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 128%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$89
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
97% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 37.3
MC Mixed 26.9
98% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 38.2
SC Mixed 31.7
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 51.8
77% 51.8 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 97%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MPG Z390M GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B50) Builds (Compare 3,939 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 137%
Desktop 137%
Workstation 124%

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390M GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B50)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $1,823
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