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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 91.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics90.9% 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 Drive185% 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
4 days ago, 3 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190808
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 18:54
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$219
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 270
96% 203 Pts
4-Core 515
8-Core 776
83% 646 Pts
64-Core 784
53% 784 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$330
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Lighting 369
Reflection 307
Parallax 356
95% 344 fps
MRender 294
Gravity 317
Splatting 196
86% 269 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 92%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SABRENT 256GB
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 993 721 304 303 304 301 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
185% Outstanding
Read 1,716
Write 996
Mixed 634
SusWrite 488
212% 958 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 46.9
187% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 704
DQ Write 623
DQ Mixed 461
401% 596 MB/s
Poor: 90%
This bench: 185%
Great: 203%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C15 2x8GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.2% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 21.3
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 23.2
64% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 102%
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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 5,912 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,219
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $195Nvidia RTX 2060 $330Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $219
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $618SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
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