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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics89.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive46.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (35%). 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)
Memory27.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 23 '20 at 13:03
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 35%
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 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$199
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 95.4
1-Core 147
2-Core 305
102% 182 Pts
4-Core 597
8-Core 860
94% 729 Pts
64-Core 880
59% 880 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 103%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
MSI(1462 C75C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
89.2% Excellent
Lighting 310
Reflection 270
Parallax 323
81% 301 fps
MRender 298
Gravity 308
Splatting 206
90% 271 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2018)-$35
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 1.8 94 35 112 60 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
46.1% Average
Read 447
Write 262
Mixed 283
SusWrite 77.8
59% 268 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 26.4
4K Mixed 17.2
63% 20.5 MB/s
DQ Read 103
DQ Write 76.1
DQ Mixed 44.1
45% 74.4 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 55%
WD WD20EZAZ-00WGYX0 2TB
535GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 42 35 38 42 42 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
26.6% Poor
Read 51.7
Write 29.8
Mixed 17.5
SusWrite 40.7
26% 34.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.1
47% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 26.6%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3226 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 37.5
MC Write 40.3
MC Mixed 31.8
104% 36.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 41.7
SC Mixed 29
86% 30.1 GB/s
Latency 55.9
72% 55.9 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 102%
Great: 114%

 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 9,087 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,144
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