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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 139%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 133%
UFO
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 106%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics130% 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 Drive259% 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, 13 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime2 Days
Run DateJun 26 '19 at 12:39
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 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-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Memory 96.5
1-Core 157
2-Core 312
106% 188 Pts
4-Core 619
8-Core 1,184
112% 901 Pts
64-Core 1,184
80% 1,184 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$698
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 540
Reflection 442
Parallax 584
142% 522 fps
MRender 394
Gravity 457
Splatting 260
130% 370 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 130%
Great: 134%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$83
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 284 282 275 276 277 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
259% Outstanding
Read 2,313
Write 1,468
Mixed 1,178
SusWrite 301
291% 1,315 MB/s
4K Read 57.5
4K Write 183
4K Mixed 90.5
300% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 977
DQ Write 1500
DQ Mixed 1,014
831% 1,164 MB/s
Poor: 160%
This bench: 259%
Great: 277%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$70
123GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 311 305 300 303 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 476
Write 454
Mixed 447
SusWrite 327
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 65.3
223% 84.4 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 354
267% 358 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 125%
Great: 131%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
913GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 170 167 169 168 169 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Read 156
Write 145
Mixed 90.5
SusWrite 169
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
212% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 109%
WD Elements 25A2 1TB
689GB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 108 109 109 108 109 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
59.9% Above average
Read 154
Write 119
Mixed 77
SusWrite 108
148% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.3
165% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 37.4
MC Mixed 27.5
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 35.3
SC Mixed 30
83% 28.9 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 103%

 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 6,432 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: $1,208
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HDDRAMUSB
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