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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics44.9% 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 Drive122% 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 (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180928
Uptime1 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 17:42
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$219
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
1-Core 129
2-Core 269
93% 199 Pts
4-Core 530
8-Core 744
83% 637 Pts
64-Core 721
48% 721 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
Gigabyte(1458 37C6) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Relative performance (0th percentile)
44.9% Average
Lighting 163
Reflection 164
Parallax 163
42% 163 fps
MRender 163
Gravity 152
Splatting 163
48% 159 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 112%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$129
341GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 465 471 458 457 458 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 484
Mixed 462
SusWrite 459
108% 478 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 92.9
4K Mixed 56.3
186% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 318
249% 344 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 122%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 36.4
MC Mixed 28.1
98% 34.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 34.4
SC Mixed 29.3
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 52.9
76% 52.9 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 104%
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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 5,446 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

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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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $196Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $195
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $799SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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