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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C04
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390I GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7C04)  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 12 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 02 '20 at 00:12
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$219
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 93.7
1-Core 156
2-Core 310
104% 187 Pts
4-Core 618
8-Core 885
97% 752 Pts
64-Core 896
60% 896 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$230
Nvidia(10DE 1324) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
67.8% Good
Lighting 89.6
Reflection 89.4
Parallax 77.1
72% 85.4 fps
MRender 66.7
Gravity 79.2
Splatting 70.5
62% 72.1 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$60
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 815
Write 688
Mixed 700
164% 734 MB/s
4K Read 60.6
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 81.2
270% 94 MB/s
DQ Read 841
DQ Write 723
DQ Mixed 1,037
708% 867 MB/s
Poor: 158% Great: 289%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
459GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 103 104 105 105 105 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
60% Good
Read 105
Write 98.2
Mixed 67.7
SusWrite 104
69% 93.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.9
181% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 60%
Great: 84%
Samsung HM500JI 500GB-$50
112GB free
Firmware: 2AC101C4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 55 56 56 56 56 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
33.6% Below average
Read 61.8
Write 43.4
Mixed 43.9
SusWrite 55.1
38% 51.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
141% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 48%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK16GX4M2D3000C16 MD4512NSE-HA3G3 12GB
3000, 3000 MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
73.8% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 19.3
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 21.3
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 60.6
66% 60.6 ns

 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 1,675 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: 43% - Average Total price: $1,483
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