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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 110%, 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 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)
Memory11.9 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 00:13
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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 (99th percentile)
110% Outstanding
1-Core 158
2-Core 315
111% 236 Pts
4-Core 629
8-Core 916
100% 772 Pts
64-Core 913
61% 913 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 110%
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 above expectations (84th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 412
Reflection 334
Parallax 425
107% 390 fps
MRender 403
Gravity 388
Splatting 240
109% 344 fps
Poor: 87%
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: 314 309 301 299 304 304 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 492
Mixed 457
SusWrite 305
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 63.3
208% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 243
214% 321 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 120%
Great: 127%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 145 148 147 147 148 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 158
Write 104
Mixed 101
SusWrite 145
94% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
190% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 86.9%
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 (99th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 44
MC Write 43.1
MC Mixed 31.4
113% 39.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 41.2
SC Mixed 34.2
88% 31 GB/s
Latency 47.2
85% 47.2 ns
Poor: 60%
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 7,195 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,159
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $138Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $210Nvidia GTX 1660 $210Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $150
Intel Core i7-9700K $334Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $260Samsung 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) $75Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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