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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 107%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive191% 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
15 months ago, 15 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 25 '19 at 11:23
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Memory 96.7
1-Core 154
2-Core 295
103% 182 Pts
4-Core 625
8-Core 1,203
113% 914 Pts
64-Core 1199
80% 1199 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 107%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Gigabyte GP-ASM2NE2256GTTDR 256GB
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 880 292 294 293 294 293 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
191% Outstanding
Read 1,569
Write 990
Mixed 1,040
SusWrite 391
222% 998 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 64.7
214% 80.4 MB/s
DQ Read 706
DQ Write 992
DQ Mixed 708
575% 802 MB/s
Poor: 111%
This bench: 191%
Great: 206%
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$47
112GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 65 57 57 57 57 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 494
Write 373
Mixed 345
SusWrite 83.9
72% 324 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 43.8
166% 63.3 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 116
132% 225 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 80%
Kingston A400 240GB-$28
223GB free
Firmware: R0105A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 455 453 454 456 456 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 458
Mixed 436
SusWrite 449
104% 464 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 35.8
179% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 49.7
107% 216 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 114%
Great: 95%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 77 77 78 77 179 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Read 194
Write 84.3
Mixed 59
SusWrite 94.4
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 1
190% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 41.1
MC Write 43.2
MC Mixed 29.4
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 33
86% 29.9 GB/s
Latency 51.6
78% 51.6 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 105%
Great: 112%

 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 8,182 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,161
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