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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 93.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive400% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190808
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 09 '19 at 16:40
Run Duration204 Seconds
Run User SRB-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
1-Core 135
2-Core 268
95% 202 Pts
4-Core 528
8-Core 769
84% 648 Pts
64-Core 728
49% 728 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
Zotac(19DA 2471) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 436.2
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 509
Reflection 482
Parallax 535
133% 509 fps
Gravity 516
Splatting 281
147% 398 fps
Poor: 98% Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$134
406GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2024 2114 2144 2133 2137 2142 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
400% Outstanding
Read 2,739
Write 2,200
Mixed 1,320
SusWrite 2,116
469% 2,094 MB/s
4K Read 62.6
4K Write 190
4K Mixed 88.5
309% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 1,471
DQ Write 1,510
DQ Mixed 1,546
1,147% 1,509 MB/s
Poor: 233%
This bench: 400%
Great: 400%
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$120
112GB free
Firmware: 580ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 117 116 113 112 128 MB/s
Performing below potential (87th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
84.3% Excellent
Read 280
Write 220
Mixed 248
SusWrite 121
49% 217 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 50.1
182% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 160
134% 196 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 88%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
931GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 206 209 209 210 208 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 210
Write 135
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 208
115% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
163% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 120%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 4000 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
80.2% Excellent
MC Read 31.1
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 23.2
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 25.1
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 124%
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 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 7,248 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
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Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,155
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