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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 94.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics139% 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 Drive228% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B50
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390M GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B50)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180912
Uptime6.7 Days
Run DateJun 15 '19 at 22:04
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
1-Core 138
2-Core 267
96% 202 Pts
4-Core 532
8-Core 821
86% 677 Pts
64-Core 1,050
70% 1,050 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$722
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2808 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
139% Outstanding
Lighting 551
Reflection 534
Parallax 638
146% 575 fps
MRender 278
Gravity 558
Splatting 304
129% 380 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 139%
Great: 141%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$350
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 910 860 885 875 872 864 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
228% Outstanding
Read 1,899
Write 1248
Mixed 710
SusWrite 878
263% 1,184 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 56.7
209% 76.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,160
DQ Write 372
DQ Mixed 448
414% 660 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 228%
Great: 282%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3200 C16 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
98.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36.3
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 29.4
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 37.5
SC Mixed 29.8
82% 28.7 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 134%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MPG Z390M GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B50) Builds (Compare 1,584 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 Z390M GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B50)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,080
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