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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way 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. 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 110%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive125% 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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 27 '19 at 14:08
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way 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 (99th percentile)
110% Outstanding
1-Core 159
2-Core 318
112% 238 Pts
4-Core 621
8-Core 907
99% 764 Pts
64-Core 903
61% 903 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 110%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$51
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 491 329 291 290 290 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 489
Mixed 458
SusWrite 361
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 50.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 63.8
212% 72.1 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 355
267% 358 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 125%
Great: 127%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 148 151 150 149 151 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Read 165
Write 146
Mixed 94.7
SusWrite 148
102% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 87%
SanDisk Ultra Flair USB 3.0 16GB-$6
10GB free, PID 5591
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 18 10 8.9 9.3 9 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
17.8% Very poor
Read 38
Write 20.5
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 12.7
30% 24 MB/s
4K Read 5.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 3.1
217% 3.7 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 17.8%
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 (98th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 43.3
MC Write 41.6
MC Mixed 30.5
110% 38.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 40.2
SC Mixed 33
92% 32.1 GB/s
Latency 48.6
82% 48.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 108%
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 7,192 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
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: 63% - Good Total price: $1,159
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $138Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $210Nvidia GTX 1660 $210Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $150
Intel Core i7-9700K $340Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $259Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $51
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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