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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 109%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics109% 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 Drive96% 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 18:45
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$209
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
109% Outstanding
1-Core 157
2-Core 312
110% 234 Pts
4-Core 624
8-Core 922
100% 773 Pts
64-Core 931
62% 931 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
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 (88th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 409
Reflection 338
Parallax 469
108% 406 fps
MRender 404
Gravity 391
Splatting 242
110% 346 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$51
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 315 299 298 299 297 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
96% Outstanding
Read 468
Write 494
Mixed 363
SusWrite 307
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 28.8
145% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 332
253% 342 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 96%
Great: 127%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 150 152 153 152 146 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Read 159
Write 100
Mixed 91.1
SusWrite 151
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 88.8%
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 @ 3400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 44.2
MC Write 43.4
MC Mixed 31
113% 39.5 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 34.2
95% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 47.9
83% 47.9 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 111%
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 7,173 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
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: 63% - Good Total price: $1,158
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i5-9600K $209Nvidia GTX 1660 $210Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $150
Intel Core i7-9700K $340Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $260Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $51
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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