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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics98.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive121% 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 (14%). 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)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateAug 22 '19 at 00:02
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$209
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
109% Outstanding
1-Core 157
2-Core 312
110% 235 Pts
4-Core 620
8-Core 873
97% 746 Pts
64-Core 879
59% 879 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$415
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.2
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Lighting 371
Reflection 308
Parallax 429
98% 370 fps
MRender 357
Gravity 354
Splatting 223
99% 311 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$49
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 330 312 302 303 302 304 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 490
Mixed 461
SusWrite 309
100% 444 MB/s
4K Read 50.1
4K Write 98.4
4K Mixed 63.8
210% 70.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 355
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 121%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 146 145 145 143 146 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Read 146
Write 146
Mixed 97.8
SusWrite 144
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 87%
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 @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 37.5
MC Mixed 27.9
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 36
SC Mixed 29.9
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 52.4
76% 52.4 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 96.5%
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 7,157 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $164

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,178
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Intel Core i7-9700K $340Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $260Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $49
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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