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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics39.7% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive242% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180831
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateOct 05 '19 at 14:27
Run Duration243 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 19%
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 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$270
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 96.1
1-Core 145
2-Core 282
99% 174 Pts
4-Core 566
8-Core 1,103
103% 834 Pts
64-Core 1,079
72% 1,079 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.30
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
39.7% Below average
Lighting 47.6
Reflection 55
Parallax 44.2
38% 49 fps
MRender 68.1
Gravity 47.7
Splatting 62.2
41% 59.3 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$55
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 695 405 403 400 397 396 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
242% Outstanding
Read 2,070
Write 2,167
Mixed 1,365
SusWrite 449
338% 1,513 MB/s
4K Read 60.2
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 83.8
277% 97.5 MB/s
DQ Read 649
DQ Write 1,383
DQ Mixed 832
686% 955 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 242%
Great: 287%
Kingston A400 240GB-$29
223GB free
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 111 74 89 74 73 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Read 435
Write 447
Mixed 330
SusWrite 145
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 78
4K Mixed 29.7
124% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 109
120% 195 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 100%
Hitachi HTS542525K9SA00 250GB-$85
222GB free
Firmware: BBFOC33P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 55 54 55 54 55 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
31.5% Below average
Read 55
Write 50.5
Mixed 31
SusWrite 54.5
35% 47.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
97% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 32%
Toshiba MK2546GSX 250GB-$22
232GB free
Firmware: LB013M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 50 50 49 50 50 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
29.3% Poor
Read 52.5
Write 42.7
Mixed 33
SusWrite 49.5
33% 44.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.4
85% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 29.3%
Great: 29%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$45
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 191 199 197 198 201 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 124
Write 182
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 195
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
126% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 107%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 16GB-$8
3GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 17 17 17 17 17 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
15.1% Very poor
Read 39
Write 16.5
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 16.7
29% 23.6 MB/s
4K Read 5.2
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 2.7
162% 3.13 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 15.1%
Great: 31%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$68
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 27.2
99% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 38.8
SC Mixed 29.3
84% 29.6 GB/s
Latency 53.8
74% 53.8 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 103%

 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 20,349 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: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,135
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