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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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.
Graphics73.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive106% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). 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)
Memory18.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180831
Uptime15 Days
Run DateSep 16 '20 at 17:48
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Memory 89.1
1-Core 138
2-Core 274
94% 167 Pts
4-Core 543
8-Core 858
89% 700 Pts
64-Core 955
64% 955 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
73.7% Very good
Lighting 291
Reflection 264
Parallax 276
76% 277 fps
MRender 182
Gravity 272
Splatting 209
74% 221 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
TEAML5Lite3D480G 480GB
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 371 385 430 428 413 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 487
Write 434
Mixed 394
SusWrite 402
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 84.2
4K Mixed 44.7
150% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 123
155% 277 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 106%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
310GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 201 198 203 203 204 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 138
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 202
107% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 105%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
711GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 192 188 193 193 194 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 144
Mixed 80.5
SusWrite 192
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 106%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$46
147GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 160 153 158 161 157 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 178
Mixed 82.2
SusWrite 157
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
77.6% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 24
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 31.3
SC Mixed 25.7
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 103%

 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 7,947 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,154
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