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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics64.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive219% 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 (16%). 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)
Memory8.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190808
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateMay 25 '20 at 21:55
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$365
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
Memory 90.1
1-Core 138
2-Core 276
95% 168 Pts
4-Core 549
8-Core 1,016
97% 782 Pts
64-Core 1,093
73% 1,093 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
Asus(1043 855C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1316 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
64.3% Good
Lighting 259
Reflection 235
Parallax 262
68% 252 fps
MRender 162
Gravity 236
Splatting 169
64% 189 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$70
283GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 678 428 429 430 431 432 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
219% Outstanding
Read 1,534
Write 1,624
Mixed 1,194
SusWrite 471
270% 1,206 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 69.2
240% 90.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,255
DQ Write 1,182
DQ Mixed 998
810% 1,145 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 219%
Great: 235%
WD Green 500GB (2009)-$16
427GB free
Firmware: 01.00A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 58 58 58 58 58 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
34.8% Below average
Read 63.2
Write 55.5
Mixed 52.5
SusWrite 58
42% 57.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.3
68% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 55%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2D3600C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
67.8% Good
MC Read 26
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 20.4
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 20.7
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 67
60% 67 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 112%
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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 14,945 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,228
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