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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 106%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics108% 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 Drive101% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory11.6 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 00:11
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
1-Core 156
2-Core 292
106% 224 Pts
4-Core 605
8-Core 860
95% 732 Pts
64-Core 876
59% 876 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 106%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2205 MHz, MLim: 3900 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.2
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 409
Reflection 332
Parallax 462
108% 401 fps
MRender 400
Gravity 386
Splatting 236
108% 341 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 108%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$51
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 323 311 304 301 302 302 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 483
Write 486
Mixed 431
SusWrite 307
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 98.2
4K Mixed 43.5
152% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 353
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 101%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 145 147 148 147 147 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Read 162
Write 108
Mixed 99.5
SusWrite 146
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 88.7%
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 @ 3400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 42.9
MC Write 42.7
MC Mixed 31.4
111% 39 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 33.5
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 48.7
82% 48.7 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 7,240 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,155
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $148Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $210AMD RX 5700 $370Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $150
Intel Core i7-9700K $340AMD RX 590 $186Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $51
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) $85Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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