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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 95.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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 Drive320% 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 (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200102
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 01 '20 at 06:56
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User JPN-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700-$319
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Memory 87.7
1-Core 140
2-Core 274
94% 167 Pts
4-Core 548
8-Core 1,089
101% 818 Pts
64-Core 1076
72% 1076 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$698
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.48
Performing below potential (58th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
125% Outstanding
Lighting 526
Reflection 423
Parallax 500
138% 483 fps
MRender 378
Gravity 441
Splatting 250
125% 356 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 125%
Great: 135%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$100
428GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1069 1455 829 825 824 831 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
320% Outstanding
Read 2,599
Write 2,396
Mixed 1537
SusWrite 972
419% 1,876 MB/s
4K Read 64.2
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 88
293% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,598
DQ Write 1,346
DQ Mixed 1,449
1,092% 1,465 MB/s
Poor: 195%
This bench: 320%
Great: 337%
Samsung Portable SSD T3 2TB
395GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 363 362 364 360 356 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
73.5% Very good
Read 380
Write 362
Mixed 344
SusWrite 362
82% 362 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 38.5
4K Mixed 29.1
94% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 34.6
58% 112 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M1D3000C16 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
42.3% Average
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 12.4
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 14.1
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 63%
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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 14,937 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: $1,233
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