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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 154%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 166%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 138%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics196% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive116% 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 (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 15 '19 at 02:57
Run Duration222 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700K-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
100% Outstanding
1-Core 142
2-Core 284
100% 213 Pts
4-Core 565
8-Core 1,032
100% 798 Pts
64-Core 1046
70% 1046 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 100%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti-$1,056
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3542 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
196% Outstanding
Lighting 586
Reflection 556
Parallax 683
192% 608 fps
MRender 472
Gravity 581
Splatting 305
199% 453 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 196%
Great: 234%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
404GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 330 469 480 381 294 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 463
Mixed 444
SusWrite 384
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 96.7
4K Mixed 54.1
182% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 355
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 116%
Great: 129%
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$185
2TB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1005 961 1411 1486 1500 1522 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
257% Outstanding
Read 1,459
Write 1,532
Mixed 1,049
SusWrite 1,314
302% 1,339 MB/s
4K Read 51.4
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 71.8
247% 89.8 MB/s
DQ Read 978
DQ Write 905
DQ Mixed 320
410% 734 MB/s
Poor: 172%
This bench: 257%
Great: 293%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$170
557GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2313 2146 1153 1152 1002 995 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
344% Outstanding
Read 2,414
Write 2,221
Mixed 1,607
SusWrite 1,460
432% 1,925 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 80.3
266% 93.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,828
DQ Write 1590
DQ Mixed 1,675
1,265% 1,698 MB/s
Poor: 210%
This bench: 344%
Great: 362%
Hitachi HUH728080ALE601 8TB
6.5TB free
Firmware: A4GLX7C2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 184 196 190 188 197 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 187
Mixed 77.2
SusWrite 192
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.7
180% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 113%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
MC Read 34.8
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 26.4
87% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 26.4
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 107%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) Builds (Compare 5,322 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
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Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,217
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