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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive294% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200611
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 17 '20 at 03:54
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$390
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Memory 95.6
1-Core 144
2-Core 290
100% 177 Pts
4-Core 560
8-Core 1,134
104% 847 Pts
64-Core 1,478
99% 1,478 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 100%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$99
280GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 878 888 889 889 878 879 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
294% Outstanding
Read 2,526
Write 2,110
Mixed 1,539
SusWrite 884
394% 1,765 MB/s
4K Read 64.7
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 88.3
295% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,175
DQ Write 947
DQ Mixed 1,073
800% 1,065 MB/s
Poor: 218%
This bench: 294%
Great: 333%
WD Green 120GB (2018)-$27
109GB free
Firmware: UE450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 136 89 90 89 86 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
54% Above average
Read 441
Write 191
Mixed 278
SusWrite 132
58% 261 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 37.9
4K Mixed 19.2
78% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 84.9
DQ Mixed 42.4
48% 81.6 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 54%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$135
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 39.9
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 31.5
106% 37.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 45.6
SC Mixed 30
92% 32.1 GB/s
Latency 55.2
72% 55.2 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%

 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 7,906 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
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: $1,172
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HDDRAMUSB
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