MSI MPG Z390I GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7C04)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 144%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98%, 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 Drive298% 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-7C04
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390I GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7C04)  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateAug 16 '19 at 23:59
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$219
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
98% Outstanding
1-Core 150
2-Core 291
104% 220 Pts
4-Core 579
8-Core 727
86% 653 Pts
64-Core 840
56% 840 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 98%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3650 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Lighting 439
Reflection 341
Parallax 436
113% 405 fps
MRender 399
Gravity 408
Splatting 244
112% 350 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 113%
Great: 111%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$90
266GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 827 569 565 576 580 604 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
298% Outstanding
Read 2,557
Write 2362
Mixed 1,671
SusWrite 620
402% 1,803 MB/s
4K Read 68.8
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 90.4
303% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,565
DQ Write 1306
DQ Mixed 1,420
1,068% 1,430 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 298%
Great: 324%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$66
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 40
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 29.4
103% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 36.8
SC Mixed 31.8
83% 29.2 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MPG Z390I GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7C04) Builds (Compare 805 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390I GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7C04)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $869
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $80
Intel Core i5-9600K $219Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $278Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $195Nvidia RTX 2060 $340Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $215
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $70SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $624SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $66SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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