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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 98.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics106% 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 Drive104% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 11 '19 at 13:20
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600K-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
1-Core 116
2-Core 311
96% 213 Pts
4-Core 615
8-Core 898
98% 757 Pts
64-Core 894
60% 894 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$415
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3850 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 406
Reflection 325
Parallax 417
105% 382 fps
MRender 400
Gravity 386
Splatting 233
108% 340 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 106%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$49
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 284 288 295 298 299 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 470
Write 287
Mixed 280
SusWrite 292
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 39
174% 70.7 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 239
204% 302 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 104%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 152 142 151 116 147 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 167
Write 141
Mixed 96
SusWrite 143
101% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 89%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 36.4
MC Mixed 27.9
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 32.4
SC Mixed 29.8
81% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 49.6
81% 49.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 105%
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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 7,144 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $164

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,179
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $148Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $210Nvidia GTX 1660 $210Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $150
Intel Core i7-9700K $340Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $260Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $49
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $612SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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