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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 80.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive295% 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
14 months ago, 14 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181113
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJun 03 '19 at 22:28
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8400-$172
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Memory 83.1
1-Core 115
2-Core 230
82% 143 Pts
4-Core 430
8-Core 575
66% 503 Pts
64-Core 585
39% 585 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$395
CLim: 1637 MHz, MLim: 1956 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
61.3% Good
Lighting 235
Reflection 207
Parallax 227
62% 223 fps
MRender 174
Gravity 220
Splatting 153
62% 182 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXZ74H0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1419 1458 1459 1458 1455 1454 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
295% Outstanding
Read 1,887
Write 1,376
Mixed 649
SusWrite 1,450
299% 1,341 MB/s
4K Read 52.5
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 68
240% 86.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,485
DQ Write 1098
DQ Mixed 982
818% 1,188 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 295%
Great: 297%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$43
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 113 107 112 111 113 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
68.1% Good
Read 126
Write 115
Mixed 73.3
SusWrite 110
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
70% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 21.1
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 22.5
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 74.9
53% 74.9 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 70%
Great: 104%

 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 6,428 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,208
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