Performance Results

Gaming 80%
Desktop 128%
Workstation 83%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics74.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive357% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime8.6 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '20 at 19:37
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9400F-$150
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
1-Core 117
2-Core 236
83% 176 Pts
4-Core 467
8-Core 690
75% 579 Pts
64-Core 672
45% 672 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$275
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 440.97
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
74.1% Very good
Lighting 298
Reflection 234
Parallax 269
78% 267 fps
MRender 213
Gravity 264
Splatting 173
74% 217 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$149
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1907 1946 1920 1954 2017 2012 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
357% Outstanding
Read 2,545
Write 2,165
Mixed 1,205
SusWrite 1,959
441% 1,968 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 73
238% 87.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,465
DQ Write 1,301
DQ Mixed 1,368
1,030% 1,378 MB/s
Poor: 225%
This bench: 357%
Great: 391%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$73
464GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 485 484 483 440 355 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 486
Mixed 450
SusWrite 455
107% 476 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 99.9
4K Mixed 56.9
192% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 356
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 124%
Great: 128%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
MC Read 37
MC Write 36.6
MC Mixed 26.6
95% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 35.2
SC Mixed 28.2
79% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 57.6
69% 57.6 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 107%
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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 10,301 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 114%
Desktop 135%
Workstation 113%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,395
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