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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics121% 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.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory19.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime8.8 Days
Run DateNov 10 '19 at 12:04
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700K-$356
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
1-Core 143
2-Core 286
101% 215 Pts
4-Core 559
8-Core 1,067
101% 813 Pts
64-Core 1,061
71% 1,061 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$700
Gigabyte(1458 37C1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Lighting 476
Reflection 412
Parallax 530
125% 472 fps
MRender 392
Gravity 418
Splatting 239
121% 350 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 121%
Great: 134%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$110
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,479
Write 2,358
Mixed 1,818
494% 2,219 MB/s
4K Read 65.2
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 89
299% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,674
DQ Write 1,358
DQ Mixed 1,254
1,010% 1,429 MB/s
Poor: 218% Great: 336%
WD Purple Surveillance 4TB (2017)-$101
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 79 75 79 75 71 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
51.4% Above average
Read 104
Write 72
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 75.3
56% 76.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS16G4D32AESB.M16FE 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 39.9
MC Write 40.3
MC Mixed 33.9
109% 38 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 41.7
SC Mixed 30.8
89% 31 GB/s
Latency 56.4
71% 56.4 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 106%
Great: 118%
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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 9,456 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 136%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,386
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