MSI MPG Z390M GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B50)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics53.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive99.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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-7B50
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390M GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B50)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 10 '19 at 04:20
Run Duration186 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
1-Core 146
2-Core 304
105% 225 Pts
4-Core 618
8-Core 757
91% 687 Pts
64-Core 780
52% 780 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 103%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
MSI(1462 3607) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (144 fps cap detected)
53.6% Above average
Lighting 144
Reflection 144
Parallax 144
44% 144 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 144
Splatting 144
60% 144 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 175%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 250GB-$45
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 207 204 212 210 204 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 284
Mixed 174
SusWrite 210
65% 292 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 98.2
4K Mixed 48.8
169% 60.9 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 257
211% 303 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 104%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$90
145GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1353 305 299 305 306 297 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
264% Outstanding
Read 2523
Write 1,468
Mixed 1,038
SusWrite 478
304% 1,377 MB/s
4K Read 61.1
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 79.7
273% 96.3 MB/s
DQ Read 969
DQ Write 1,242
DQ Mixed 992
780% 1,068 MB/s
Poor: 173%
This bench: 264%
Great: 275%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 199 194 200 199 195 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 138
Mixed 86.3
SusWrite 196
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 111%
Great: 115%
Kingston DataTraveler 2.0 16GB
11GB free, PID 6545
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.8 3.6 4.3 5.4 4.8 4.8 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
5.67% Terrible
Read 26.8
Write 16.1
Mixed 4.3
SusWrite 4.4
14% 12.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
13% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.67%
Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 39
MC Mixed 28.5
100% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 30.9
88% 31 GB/s
Latency 49.1
82% 49.1 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 100%
Great: 106%
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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 Z390M GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B50) Builds (Compare 1,255 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 131%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390M GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B50)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,319
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HDDRAMUSB
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