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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive289% 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)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200525
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateAug 01 '20 at 10:43
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Memory 99.1
1-Core 151
2-Core 301
104% 184 Pts
4-Core 601
8-Core 1,167
109% 884 Pts
64-Core 1,167
78% 1,167 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M81000G 1TB
823GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1426 1530 1527 1522 1165 947 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
289% Outstanding
Read 1,650
Write 1,590
Mixed 1,265
SusWrite 1,353
330% 1,464 MB/s
4K Read 62.4
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 87.8
296% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,059
DQ Write 1,112
DQ Mixed 434
506% 868 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 289%
Great: 325%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB-$5
11GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.2 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 18 18 20 16 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
21.3% Poor
Read 92.2
Write 52.6
Mixed 27.2
SusWrite 17.4
54% 47.3 MB/s
4K Read 5.9
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
73% 2.47 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 21.3%
Great: 29%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4000 C19 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
136% Outstanding
MC Read 53.6
MC Write 54.7
MC Mixed 38.3
140% 48.9 GB/s
SC Read 24.9
SC Write 52.1
SC Mixed 36.9
108% 38 GB/s
Latency 40.4
99% 40.4 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 136%
Great: 123%

 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 1,089 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 161%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 136%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Average Total price: $1,538
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