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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 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 111%, 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.
Boot Drive111% 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)
Memory13.8 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 18:23
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th 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-$206
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 159
2-Core 317
112% 238 Pts
4-Core 636
8-Core 923
101% 779 Pts
64-Core 923
62% 923 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 111%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$415
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3925 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 410
Reflection 334
Parallax 425
106% 390 fps
MRender 404
Gravity 388
Splatting 237
109% 343 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 108%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$49
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 292 294 286 269 265 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 482
Write 494
Mixed 444
SusWrite 304
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 49.2
184% 74.1 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 355
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 111%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 149 151 153 151 152 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 109
Mixed 95.5
SusWrite 151
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 93.1%
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)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 44
MC Write 42.9
MC Mixed 30.8
112% 39.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.9
SC Write 40.2
SC Mixed 33.7
93% 32.6 GB/s
Latency 47.1
85% 47.1 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 110%
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 7,147 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) - $164

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,175
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $148Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $206Nvidia GTX 1660 $210Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $150
Intel Core i7-9700K $340Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $260Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $49
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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