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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 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 106%, 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 (86th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$199
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Memory 97.4
1-Core 159
2-Core 318
107% 191 Pts
4-Core 621
8-Core 907
99% 764 Pts
64-Core 903
61% 903 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 106%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$50
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 491 329 291 290 290 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd 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: 129%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$59
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 148 151 150 149 151 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th 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: 42%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 85%
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 as expected (41st 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-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th 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: 57%
This bench: 108%
Great: 104%

 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 9,028 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,139
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $199Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-10600K $260Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $50
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $548SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
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