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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics108% 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.
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)
Memory13.8 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 18:54
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd 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 (97th percentile)
108% Outstanding
1-Core 156
2-Core 311
110% 234 Pts
4-Core 617
8-Core 911
98% 764 Pts
64-Core 915
61% 915 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 108%
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 above expectations (84th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 412
Reflection 334
Parallax 420
107% 389 fps
MRender 401
Gravity 388
Splatting 238
108% 342 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 108%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$51
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 457
Write 300
Mixed 281
76% 346 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 35.7
173% 71.3 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 212
193% 295 MB/s
Poor: 72% Great: 127%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 168
Write 150
Mixed 95.2
102% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 45% 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)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 44
MC Write 44.6
MC Mixed 30.7
114% 39.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.8
SC Write 44.6
SC Mixed 34
98% 34.1 GB/s
Latency 47.1
85% 47.1 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 112%
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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HDDRAMUSB
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