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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (9th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 91 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics21.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Very high background CPU (54%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory8.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190122
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 24 '20 at 13:05
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 54%

 PC Performing way below expectations (9th 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-$165
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
73.3% Very good
Memory 78.4
1-Core 109
2-Core 214
77% 134 Pts
4-Core 367
8-Core 575
60% 471 Pts
64-Core 530
36% 530 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$129
Asus(1043 85D7) 2GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 432.00
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
21.6% Poor
Lighting 80.6
Reflection 55.2
Parallax 81.6
21% 72.5 fps
MRender 65.5
Gravity 76.4
Splatting 60.1
22% 67.3 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 21.6%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN500 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$76
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 201000WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 976
Write 1,005
Mixed 860
212% 947 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 94.1
4K Mixed 44.2
154% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,024
DQ Write 761
DQ Mixed 880
661% 889 MB/s
Poor: 139% Great: 226%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$75
50GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 251 115 80 83 79 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Read 423
Write 400
Mixed 347
SusWrite 162
75% 333 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 67
4K Mixed 37.8
129% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 232
208% 315 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
61.2% Good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 20
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 15.9
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 83.5
48% 83.5 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 103%
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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 14,795 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,235
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HDDRAMUSB
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