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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics85.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive291% 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-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 02 '20 at 00:17
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Memory 96.3
1-Core 139
2-Core 270
96% 168 Pts
4-Core 538
8-Core 781
85% 659 Pts
64-Core 772
52% 772 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$334
CLim: 2235 MHz, MLim: 3900 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (64th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
85.8% Excellent
Lighting 343
Reflection 275
Parallax 342
90% 320 fps
MRender 292
Gravity 292
Splatting 191
86% 258 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$100
251GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 853 863 849 835 839 784 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
291% Outstanding
Read 2,560
Write 2,322
Mixed 1,748
SusWrite 837
417% 1,867 MB/s
4K Read 61.2
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 80.9
272% 94.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,548
DQ Write 821
DQ Mixed 1,175
876% 1,181 MB/s
Poor: 227%
This bench: 291%
Great: 335%
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$110
827GB free
Firmware: RVQ02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 484 483 484 485 486 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 482
Mixed 409
SusWrite 484
106% 472 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 97.1
4K Mixed 43.9
162% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 353
265% 354 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 116%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
845GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 182 184 183 184 184 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Read 134
Write 120
Mixed 77.2
SusWrite 182
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0
90% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
MC Read 40.2
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 29.1
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 30.2
76% 26.8 GB/s
Latency 53
75% 53 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 109%

 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 6,501 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,219
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $195Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $46
Intel Core i5-9400F $154Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $350Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $510Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $681SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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