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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 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 106%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics113% 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 Drive133% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 28 '19 at 17:30
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing way above expectations (90th 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-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
106% Outstanding
1-Core 160
2-Core 316
112% 238 Pts
4-Core 582
8-Core 912
95% 747 Pts
64-Core 908
61% 908 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3900 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Lighting 400
Reflection 332
Parallax 453
105% 395 fps
MRender 406
Gravity 379
Splatting 231
114% 339 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 113%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$51
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 487 478 260 289 291 290 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 493
Mixed 468
SusWrite 349
103% 457 MB/s
4K Read 51.6
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 69.6
242% 87.5 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 354
267% 358 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 133%
Great: 128%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 149 148 147 149 148 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
82% Excellent
Read 138
Write 147
Mixed 94.7
SusWrite 148
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 82%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$71
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 43.5
MC Write 42.8
MC Mixed 30.6
111% 39 GB/s
SC Read 23.8
SC Write 40.6
SC Mixed 33.8
94% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 47.2
85% 47.2 ns
Poor: 58%
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 7,305 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,146
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Intel Core i7-9700K $340Nvidia RTX 2060 $325Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $51
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $609SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $68SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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