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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 147%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 132%
UFO
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 107%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics121% 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 Drive272% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJul 11 '19 at 22:56
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU9%

 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 Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Memory 96.5
1-Core 161
2-Core 317
107% 191 Pts
4-Core 631
8-Core 1,112
109% 872 Pts
64-Core 1,124
75% 1,124 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 107%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2280 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Lighting 432
Reflection 363
Parallax 450
114% 415 fps
MRender 413
Gravity 415
Splatting 262
122% 363 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 121%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018)-$120
351GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 926 671 716 702 696 713 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
272% Outstanding
Read 1,890
Write 2,005
Mixed 1608
SusWrite 737
350% 1,560 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 190
4K Mixed 74.1
264% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1655
DQ Write 1505
DQ Mixed 1,388
1,094% 1,516 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 272%
Great: 272%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$102
2TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 186 184 186 186 187 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 186
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 186
109% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
151% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 110%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$76
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 40.1
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 28.8
104% 36.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 38.4
SC Mixed 31.2
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
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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 14,915 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,235
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