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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (95th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 5 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive190% 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
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 25 '19 at 18:19
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing way above expectations (95th 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-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
1-Core 157
2-Core 314
111% 235 Pts
4-Core 617
8-Core 1,151
110% 884 Pts
64-Core 1,138
76% 1,138 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Gigabyte GP-ASM2NE2256GTTDR 256GB
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 914 292 293 292 297 293 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
190% Outstanding
Read 1,450
Write 993
Mixed 1,015
SusWrite 397
214% 964 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 62.2
226% 85.3 MB/s
DQ Read 700
DQ Write 995
DQ Mixed 708
574% 801 MB/s
Poor: 113%
This bench: 190%
Great: 205%
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$40
112GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 65 56 58 58 56 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
Read 489
Write 372
Mixed 346
SusWrite 84.2
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 44.3
168% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 89.4
DQ Mixed 168
128% 178 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 79%
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
223GB free
Firmware: R0105A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 455 451 446 447 447 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 456
Mixed 430
SusWrite 442
103% 459 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 36.8
174% 69.2 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 48.5
113% 234 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 114%
Great: 89%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 181 182 182 181 181 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 202
Write 174
Mixed 110
SusWrite 181
122% 167 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 110%
Great: 108%
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 (87th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 40.5
MC Write 43.3
MC Mixed 29.6
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 46.9
SC Mixed 32.8
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 53.8
74% 53.8 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 107%
Great: 112%
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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 11,314 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,409
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