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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 111%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics107% 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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 14 '19 at 12:54
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
111% Outstanding
1-Core 160
2-Core 313
112% 237 Pts
4-Core 636
8-Core 930
101% 783 Pts
64-Core 922
62% 922 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 111%
Great: 106%
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 (80th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 410
Reflection 337
Parallax 424
106% 390 fps
MRender 401
Gravity 388
Splatting 237
108% 342 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 107%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$49
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 487 488 372 289 289 289 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Read 520
Write 494
Mixed 467
SusWrite 369
104% 462 MB/s
4K Read 52.3
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 71.3
248% 89.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 355
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 136%
Great: 128%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 147 151 153 152 151 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
87% Excellent
Read 153
Write 152
Mixed 99.7
SusWrite 150
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
186% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 87%
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 9.6 9.2 9 9 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
17.2% Very poor
Read 35.5
Write 20.5
Mixed 24.2
SusWrite 12.8
29% 23.2 MB/s
4K Read 5.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 3.4
224% 3.77 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 17.2%
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)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 44.1
MC Write 45.5
MC Mixed 30.8
115% 40.1 GB/s
SC Read 24.5
SC Write 46.4
SC Mixed 34.6
100% 35.2 GB/s
Latency 46.8
86% 46.8 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 114%
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 7,119 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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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i7-9700K $349Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $260Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $49
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair 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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