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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 142%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 143%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics137% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive339% 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)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 05:46
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$369
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 96.4
1-Core 152
2-Core 297
103% 182 Pts
4-Core 586
8-Core 1,124
106% 855 Pts
64-Core 1,500
101% 1,500 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 103%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$790
EVGA(3842 2287) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2205 MHz, MLim: 3600 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.47
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 178
Reflection 175
Parallax 175
144% 176 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 155
Splatting 128
129% 157 fps
Poor: 112%
This bench: 137%
Great: 141%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$124
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1584 1989 2199 2034 1365 705 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
339% Outstanding
Read 2,647
Write 2,166
Mixed 1,382
SusWrite 1,646
438% 1,960 MB/s
4K Read 56.8
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 79.5
271% 97.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,238
DQ Write 958
DQ Mixed 1,098
821% 1,098 MB/s
Poor: 226%
This bench: 339%
Great: 395%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3200 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 37.8
MC Mixed 26.7
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 45.1
SC Mixed 29
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 97.9%
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 18,452 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,179
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