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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (95th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 5 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 107%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 19 '20 at 05:12
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing way above expectations (95th 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 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
107% Outstanding
1-Core 152
2-Core 309
108% 230 Pts
4-Core 612
8-Core 1,153
110% 882 Pts
64-Core 1,188
80% 1,188 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$71
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,752
Write 1,387
Mixed 531
269% 1,224 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 53.3
213% 82.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,056
DQ Write 1,236
DQ Mixed 686
644% 993 MB/s
Poor: 132% Great: 237%
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$68
477GB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 891 898 897 897 899 899 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
218% Outstanding
Read 1,378
Write 944
Mixed 881
SusWrite 897
229% 1,025 MB/s
4K Read 59.5
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 74.9
266% 94.8 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 860
DQ Mixed 221
276% 470 MB/s
Poor: 112%
This bench: 218%
Great: 207%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3600C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 45
MC Write 45.1
MC Mixed 31.4
116% 40.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 44.1
SC Mixed 32.9
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 48.4
83% 48.4 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 113%
Great: 114%
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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 11,540 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,405
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