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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics143% 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 Drive107% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180831
Uptime3.5 Days
Run DateJun 18 '19 at 05:12
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-9600K-$247
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 132
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 487
QC Float 552
QC Mixed 516
117% 518 Pts
MC Int 700
MC Float 782
MC Mixed 754
112% 745 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 102%
Great: 120%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 7B17) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6374
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
9.77% Terrible
Lighting 21.8
Reflection 31
Parallax 26.3
7% 26.4 fps
MRender 27.1
Gravity 22.2
Splatting 37.7
12% 29 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 9.77%
Great: 10%
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2280 MHz, MLim: 3650 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
143% Outstanding
Lighting 431
Reflection 330
Parallax 456
136% 406 fps
MRender 373
Gravity 400
Splatting 244
147% 339 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 143%
Great: 144%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$129
568GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 462 467 473 469 460 455 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 472
Mixed 351
SusWrite 464
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 38.9
142% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 276
227% 326 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 107%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
681GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 116 118 115 117 117 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
62.4% Good
Read 101
Write 74.5
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 116
65% 88.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C15 2x8GB-$90
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
MC Read 37
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 27.4
94% 33.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 31.7
SC Mixed 28.2
76% 26.4 GB/s
Latency 56
72% 56 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 108%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) Builds (Compare 4,619 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 137% - Outstanding Total price: $1,275
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