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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% 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 Drive120% 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)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 22 '19 at 00:08
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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-$185
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 97.6
1-Core 153
2-Core 302
104% 184 Pts
4-Core 602
8-Core 872
95% 737 Pts
64-Core 876
59% 876 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.2
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
105% Outstanding
Lighting 378
Reflection 317
Parallax 394
99% 363 fps
MRender 365
Gravity 357
Splatting 222
106% 315 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 105%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$49
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 311 300 299 300 303 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 486
Mixed 465
SusWrite 309
99% 442 MB/s
4K Read 48.7
4K Write 97.7
4K Mixed 62.7
206% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 355
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 120%
Great: 127%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$59
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 145 146 144 145 144 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 148
Write 107
Mixed 94.8
SusWrite 144
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 84%
Great: 86%
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 (100th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 43.1
MC Write 43.2
MC Mixed 31.5
112% 39.3 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 44.1
SC Mixed 32
95% 33.2 GB/s
Latency 48
83% 48 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 111%
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 9,194 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,132
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $185Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9400F $142Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-10600K $260Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $49
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $69SanDisk 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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