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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 95%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics125% 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 Drive297% 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.
High background CPU (21%). 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)
Memory26.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180831
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJun 08 '19 at 18:44
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-9600K-$247
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
95% Outstanding
SC Int 118
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 127
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 458
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 490
109% 481 Pts
MC Int 624
MC Float 723
MC Mixed 589
96% 646 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 95%
Great: 119%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 369
Reflection 306
Parallax 378
115% 351 fps
MRender 346
Gravity 350
Splatting 219
132% 305 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 125%
Great: 145%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$470
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1243 1258 1226 1153 1150 1141 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
297% Outstanding
Read 2,097
Write 2,181
Mixed 1,515
SusWrite 1195
392% 1,747 MB/s
4K Read 47.9
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 71.4
239% 86.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,589
DQ Write 1,365
DQ Mixed 1,287
1,017% 1,414 MB/s
Poor: 196%
This bench: 297%
Great: 370%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB-$326
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
70% Good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 23.7
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 21.3
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 70%
Great: 114%
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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 4,588 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 136% - Outstanding Total price: $1,275
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