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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 110%, 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 Drive101% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 18:14
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$205
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
110% Outstanding
1-Core 159
2-Core 310
111% 235 Pts
4-Core 628
8-Core 937
101% 782 Pts
64-Core 933
63% 933 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 110%
Great: 106%
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 (80th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 408
Reflection 337
Parallax 427
106% 390 fps
MRender 407
Gravity 383
Splatting 237
108% 342 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 107%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$49
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 298 298 298 295 327 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 466
Write 297
Mixed 284
SusWrite 309
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 34.2
163% 68.9 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 216
193% 292 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 101%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 150 151 152 151 152 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 101
Mixed 87.7
SusWrite 151
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 91.5%
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 43.8
MC Write 43.1
MC Mixed 30.5
112% 39.1 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 40.4
SC Mixed 33.6
93% 32.6 GB/s
Latency 46.5
86% 46.5 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 7,144 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: $1,174
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $148Nvidia GTX 1660 $210Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $205Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $234Samsung 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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