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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
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.
Graphics101% 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 Drive136% 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)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '19 at 18:50
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
108% Outstanding
1-Core 153
2-Core 310
108% 231 Pts
4-Core 623
8-Core 929
100% 776 Pts
64-Core 928
62% 928 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 108%
Great: 106%
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 (48th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 381
Reflection 320
Parallax 442
101% 381 fps
MRender 373
Gravity 364
Splatting 225
102% 321 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 101%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$49
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 490 488 362 289 289 290 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 493
Mixed 465
SusWrite 368
104% 461 MB/s
4K Read 52.2
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 71.5
247% 89.5 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 355
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 136%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 148 152 151 151 151 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Read 147
Write 154
Mixed 96.2
SusWrite 150
101% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 87%
SanDisk Ultra Flair USB 3.0 16GB-$6
10GB free, PID 5591
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 19 9.5 8.9 9.1 8.9 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
17.7% Very poor
Read 35.5
Write 20.3
Mixed 23.5
SusWrite 12.6
28% 23 MB/s
4K Read 5.3
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 3.3
227% 3.8 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 17.7%
Great: 32%
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 @ 3400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 43.8
MC Write 43.1
MC Mixed 30.6
112% 39.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.8
SC Write 40.3
SC Mixed 33.8
93% 32.6 GB/s
Latency 46.8
85% 46.8 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 110%
Great: 104%
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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 7,120 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) - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,179
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HDDRAMUSB
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