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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 96.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics6.73% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive225% 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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 16:08
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$218
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
1-Core 142
2-Core 266
97% 204 Pts
4-Core 547
8-Core 789
86% 668 Pts
64-Core 797
54% 797 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 7B17) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6374
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
6.73% Terrible
Lighting 21.5
Reflection 30.2
Parallax 26.3
6% 26 fps
MRender 26.5
Gravity 22.1
Splatting 37.2
7% 28.6 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.73%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX6000 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9001c19 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1017 1029 1031 1036 1036 884 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
225% Outstanding
Read 1,982
Write 1,006
Mixed 826
SusWrite 1,005
267% 1,205 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 50.6
195% 73.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 737
DQ Mixed 459
377% 526 MB/s
Poor: 118%
This bench: 225%
Great: 222%
Samsung Flash Drive 128GB
116GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 43 48 43 46 45 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 44.3
Mixed 96.2
SusWrite 45
105% 92.9 MB/s
4K Read 13.6
4K Write 17.3
4K Mixed 10.7
1,003% 13.9 MB/s
DQ Read 17.8
DQ Write 11
DQ Mixed 12
848% 13.6 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$73
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.2% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 20.3
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 22.6
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 110%
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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 9,531 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,414
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