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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics110% 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)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 13 '19 at 21:23
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%
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 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 Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Memory 97.8
1-Core 160
2-Core 318
108% 192 Pts
4-Core 636
8-Core 907
100% 772 Pts
64-Core 926
62% 926 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 108%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 135
Reflection 128
Parallax 132
109% 132 fps
MRender 191
Gravity 129
Splatting 103
112% 141 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 110%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 435
Write 298
Mixed 278
74% 337 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 36.6
161% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 223
197% 297 MB/s
Poor: 70% Great: 128%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$57
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 160
Write 105
Mixed 97.7
90% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
179% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 43% Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 43.7
MC Write 41.9
MC Mixed 30.6
111% 38.7 GB/s
SC Read 24
SC Write 40.7
SC Mixed 34
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 47
85% 47 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 109%
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 21,879 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,146
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HDDRAMUSB
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