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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 107%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99.3% 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 Drive120% 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 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 18 '19 at 11:44
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 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 Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600K-$225
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
107% Outstanding
1-Core 157
2-Core 306
109% 232 Pts
4-Core 618
8-Core 849
96% 733 Pts
64-Core 903
61% 903 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Lighting 377
Reflection 312
Parallax 396
98% 362 fps
MRender 368
Gravity 359
Splatting 225
101% 318 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$54
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 297 302 305 304 303 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 490
Mixed 467
SusWrite 309
100% 444 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 63.4
206% 70.4 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 354
267% 358 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 120%
Great: 127%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$55
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 144 146 148 147 147 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 147
Write 135
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 146
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
200% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 84%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 41.7
MC Write 40.9
MC Mixed 29.7
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 39.8
SC Mixed 31.9
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 48.3
83% 48.3 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 106%
Great: 105%
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 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 6,014 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,214
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $70
Intel Core i5-9600K $225Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $275Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $195Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super) $429Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $230
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $70SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $799SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $64Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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