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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 99.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics22% 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)
Boot Drive315% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
4 days ago, 1 day ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory26.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200611
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 17 '20 at 09:07
Run Duration186 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Memory 94.6
1-Core 141
2-Core 282
98% 172 Pts
4-Core 564
8-Core 1,097
102% 830 Pts
64-Core 1,114
75% 1,114 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270-$190
Device(1B0A 90D2) 2GB
CLim: 925 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 20.8.2
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
22% Poor
Lighting 99
Reflection 77.9
Parallax 113
26% 96.7 fps
MRender 57.1
Gravity 80
Splatting 81.2
22% 72.8 fps
Poor: 22%
This bench: 22%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$99
271GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2133 769 775 775 771 777 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
315% Outstanding
Read 2,594
Write 2,404
Mixed 1,754
SusWrite 1000
433% 1,938 MB/s
4K Read 65.2
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 87
292% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,487
DQ Write 1,199
DQ Mixed 1,334
1,001% 1,340 MB/s
Poor: 218%
This bench: 315%
Great: 333%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free
Firmware: HP51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 87 83 80 88 91 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
72% Very good
Read 165
Write 121
Mixed 70.9
SusWrite 85.4
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 72%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 42.2
MC Write 46.3
MC Mixed 35.1
118% 41.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 47.7
SC Mixed 31.7
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 114%
Great: 119%

 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 7,872 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,172
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