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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 Drive115% 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)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 15 '19 at 18:11
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$240
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 158
2-Core 314
111% 236 Pts
4-Core 629
8-Core 930
100% 779 Pts
64-Core 926
62% 926 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 111%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$445
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3850 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 407
Reflection 332
Parallax 424
106% 388 fps
MRender 401
Gravity 386
Splatting 237
108% 341 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 107%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 360 294 290 328 494 429 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 469
Write 493
Mixed 410
SusWrite 366
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 51
193% 76.4 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 225
200% 302 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 115%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$63
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 150 147 152 152 151 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 101
Mixed 98
SusWrite 150
96% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 87%
SanDisk Ultra Flair USB 3.0 16GB-$6
10GB free, PID 5591
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 20 9 9.1 9 8.9 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
17.1% Very poor
Read 38
Write 20.5
Mixed 24
SusWrite 12.8
29% 23.8 MB/s
4K Read 4.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 3.5
222% 3.63 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 17.1%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$76
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 43.9
MC Write 43
MC Mixed 30.6
112% 39.2 GB/s
SC Read 24
SC Write 40.7
SC Mixed 33.7
94% 32.8 GB/s
Latency 47
85% 47 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 110%
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 6,682 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,226
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $148Nvidia GTX 1660 $210Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $57
Intel Core i5-9600K $240Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $107
Intel Core i7-9700K $350Nvidia RTX 2060 $344Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $190
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $76SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $612SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $83SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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