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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 155%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics97.6% 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 Drive335% 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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190225
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJun 09 '19 at 18:31
Run Duration202 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-9600K-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 137
111% 138 Pts
QC Int 530
QC Float 572
QC Mixed 543
124% 548 Pts
MC Int 756
MC Float 847
MC Mixed 803
120% 802 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 107%
Great: 119%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$270
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
Lighting 318
Reflection 248
Parallax 283
94% 283 fps
MRender 225
Gravity 279
Splatting 190
100% 231 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 98%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$115
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1011 859 857 862 854 849 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
335% Outstanding
Read 2,644
Write 2399
Mixed 1,823
SusWrite 882
433% 1,937 MB/s
4K Read 75.3
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 99.3
329% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 1,853
DQ Write 1,419
DQ Mixed 1,536
1,176% 1,603 MB/s
Poor: 216%
This bench: 335%
Great: 337%
Samsung MZ7TE512HMHP-000 512GB
138GB free
Firmware: EXT02L06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 423 422 422 422 422 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 414
Mixed 234
SusWrite 422
88% 394 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 37.3
159% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 92.1
122% 223 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 107%
Great: 96%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
223GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 99 99 99 99 99 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
53.6% Above average
Read 88
Write 76.2
Mixed 69.8
SusWrite 98.7
62% 83.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury 2666 C16 2x8GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
MC Read 32.4
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 23.5
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 25.5
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 98%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) Builds (Compare 4,024 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
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Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 132% - Outstanding Total price: $1,347
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