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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 108%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics107% 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 Drive135% 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '19 at 16:28
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
108% Outstanding
1-Core 156
2-Core 310
110% 233 Pts
4-Core 612
8-Core 930
99% 771 Pts
64-Core 923
62% 923 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 381
Reflection 319
Parallax 400
100% 367 fps
MRender 372
Gravity 366
Splatting 228
108% 322 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 107%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$51
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 488 488 364 288 288 288 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 493
Mixed 460
SusWrite 367
104% 460 MB/s
4K Read 50.8
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 71.2
244% 88.3 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 354
267% 358 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 135%
Great: 128%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 148 150 152 152 150 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 153
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 150
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 86%
SanDisk Ultra Flair USB 3.0 16GB-$6
10GB free, PID 5591
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 20 8.6 9.1 9.2 8.9 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
17.5% Very poor
Read 36
Write 20.5
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 12.8
29% 23.1 MB/s
4K Read 5.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 3.6
234% 3.83 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 17.5%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$71
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 41.8
MC Write 42.1
MC Mixed 29.9
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 43.4
SC Mixed 32.8
95% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 49.8
80% 49.8 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 107%
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 7,328 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,146
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HDDRAMUSB
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