MSI MPG Z390I GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7C04)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 99.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics62.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive156% 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-7C04
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390I GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7C04)  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181109
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateDec 01 '19 at 15:29
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
1-Core 145
2-Core 284
101% 215 Pts
4-Core 560
8-Core 776
87% 668 Pts
64-Core 825
55% 825 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$277
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2102 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
62.3% Good
Lighting 243
Reflection 212
Parallax 252
64% 236 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 230
Splatting 181
63% 189 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$88
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 164 167 174 197 235 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
156% Outstanding
Read 737
Write 647
Mixed 669
SusWrite 183
125% 559 MB/s
4K Read 60.2
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 77.7
259% 88.7 MB/s
DQ Read 835
DQ Write 723
DQ Mixed 1,012
695% 857 MB/s
Poor: 181%
This bench: 156%
Great: 323%
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018)-$90
46GB free
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 495 511 511 501 474 431 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Read 730
Write 702
Mixed 694
SusWrite 487
147% 653 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 68.3
245% 94 MB/s
DQ Read 841
DQ Write 757
DQ Mixed 1318
846% 972 MB/s
Poor: 160%
This bench: 170%
Great: 274%
Samsung HD502IJ 500GB-$40
371GB free
Firmware: 1AA01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 87 87 87 87 87 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
50.1% Above average
Read 87
Write 41.3
Mixed 57.7
SusWrite 87.1
50% 68.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
179% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
MC Read 37.5
MC Write 35.3
MC Mixed 28.6
97% 33.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 29.7
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 52.4
76% 52.4 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MPG Z390I GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7C04) Builds (Compare 1,263 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390I GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7C04)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $668
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HDDRAMUSB
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