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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 107%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics115% 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 Drive106% 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)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '19 at 18:37
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$199
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Memory 97.8
1-Core 138
2-Core 308
101% 181 Pts
4-Core 623
8-Core 928
100% 775 Pts
64-Core 925
62% 925 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 107%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3850 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 411
Reflection 333
Parallax 469
108% 404 fps
MRender 406
Gravity 391
Splatting 239
116% 345 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 115%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$50
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 286 292 292 494 448 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 461
Write 436
Mixed 390
SusWrite 363
93% 412 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 37
168% 70.1 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 216
194% 293 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 106%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$59
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 147 150 152 151 150 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 100
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 150
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 85%
SanDisk Ultra Flair USB 3.0 16GB-$6
10GB free, PID 5591
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 19 10 9.1 9 8.9 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
17.3% Very poor
Read 36.2
Write 20.3
Mixed 23
SusWrite 12.8
28% 23.1 MB/s
4K Read 5.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 3.5
227% 3.77 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 17.3%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$69
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
MC Mixed 30.8
112% 39.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.8
SC Write 40.3
SC Mixed 34.1
94% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 47
85% 47 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 110%
Great: 104%

 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 9,027 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,144
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $199Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-10600K $260Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $50
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $548SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
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