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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 97.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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 (12%). 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)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 01:22
Run Duration219 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
1-Core 149
2-Core 293
104% 221 Pts
4-Core 575
8-Core 714
85% 644 Pts
64-Core 762
51% 762 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme WDS500G3X0C-00SJ 500GB
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,942
Write 2,026
Mixed 1,617
416% 1,862 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 192
4K Mixed 72.7
262% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,667
DQ Write 1,485
DQ Mixed 1,434
1,114% 1,529 MB/s
Poor: 164% Great: 291%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$80
42GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 241 216 210 201 176 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 460
Mixed 396
SusWrite 239
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 64.2
220% 80.9 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 348
264% 355 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 118%
Great: 124%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$98
235GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 120 123 123 122 121 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
66.1% Good
Read 108
Write 123
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 122
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
205% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 113%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$63
99GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 66 68 68 68 68 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
36.7% Below average
Read 60
Write 65.8
Mixed 47.5
SusWrite 67.4
44% 60.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 36.7%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 33.8
MC Mixed 27.5
94% 32.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 31.6
SC Mixed 28.2
77% 26.8 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 92.7%
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 5,931 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
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Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,203
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HDDRAMUSB
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