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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 170%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 153%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics142% 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 Drive392% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory28.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '19 at 01:15
Run Duration194 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$479
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
107% Outstanding
1-Core 153
2-Core 305
108% 229 Pts
4-Core 602
8-Core 1,035
103% 819 Pts
64-Core 1,641
110% 1,641 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 107%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2902 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Lighting 578
Reflection 523
Parallax 584
150% 562 fps
MRender 273
Gravity 581
Splatting 306
132% 387 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 142%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 5 Volume 1TB
240GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1515 1220 1117 1089 1316 1288 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
392% Outstanding
Read 3,609
Write 2,095
Mixed 1,248
SusWrite 1,257
454% 2,052 MB/s
4K Read 72
4K Write 298
4K Mixed 102
398% 157 MB/s
DQ Read 1614
DQ Write 586
DQ Mixed 642
595% 947 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 392%
Great: 208%
PNY CS1311 960GB-$120
420GB free
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 470 486 449 227 326 325 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 491
Mixed 394
SusWrite 380
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 43.8
171% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 203
190% 294 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 111%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M4C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3232 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 37.3
MC Mixed 27.8
95% 33.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 30.9
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 128%
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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 5,445 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
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Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,213
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