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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics167% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory28.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180831
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 10 '19 at 05:38
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$455
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
1-Core 151
2-Core 292
105% 221 Pts
4-Core 593
8-Core 1,168
108% 880 Pts
64-Core 1,582
106% 1,582 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,100
Nvidia(10DE 12A4) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
167% Outstanding
Lighting 656
Reflection 586
Parallax 720
172% 654 fps
MRender 537
Gravity 629
Splatting 294
160% 486 fps
Poor: 100%
This bench: 167%
Great: 183%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 1TB-$108
746GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 329 310 392 425 425 424 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 424
Mixed 351
SusWrite 384
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 77.9
4K Mixed 42.6
133% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 273
224% 321 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 101%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$78
2.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 129 180 184 185 177 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 188
Mixed 81
SusWrite 163
115% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 104%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB-$227
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 28.7
99% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 44.2
SC Mixed 31
92% 32.3 GB/s
Latency 54.3
74% 54.3 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 112%
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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 6,706 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
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Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,219
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