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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics118% 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 Drive177% 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
5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 1 month ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 11 '19 at 04:39
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
102% Outstanding
1-Core 147
2-Core 293
103% 220 Pts
4-Core 578
8-Core 840
92% 709 Pts
64-Core 820
55% 820 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 102%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
Asus(1043 866E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Lighting 430
Reflection 338
Parallax 437
113% 402 fps
MRender 405
Gravity 406
Splatting 245
119% 352 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 118%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$63
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 45 575 15 45 55 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
177% Outstanding
Read 1,432
Write 924
Mixed 890
SusWrite 132
187% 844 MB/s
4K Read 61.8
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 76.8
274% 97.6 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 889
DQ Mixed 218
280% 483 MB/s
Poor: 125%
This bench: 177%
Great: 231%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$59
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 187 190 187 190 191 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 151
Mixed 88.2
SusWrite 189
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 111%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 37.3
MC Mixed 26.9
97% 34 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 34.6
SC Mixed 29.5
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 56.9
70% 56.9 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 95.3%
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 8,150 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) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,317
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