MSI MPG Z390M GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B50)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (13th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 87 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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics0.22% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B50
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390M GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B50)  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191230
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 23 '20 at 21:44
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8600K-$218
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Memory 81.5
1-Core 120
2-Core 238
83% 146 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 614
70% 535 Pts
64-Core 647
43% 647 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$350
CLim: 2202 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.48
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
0.22% Terrible
Lighting 10.1
Reflection 1
Parallax 7
3% 6.03 fps
MRender 0.3
Gravity 0.4
Splatting 0.3
0% 0.33 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 0.22%
Great: 105%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
455GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 13057113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 104 92 103 128 145 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 150
Write 144
Mixed 101
SusWrite 110
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
59.8% Above average
MC Read 22.9
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.6
60% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 17.7
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 77.8
51% 77.8 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MPG Z390M GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B50) Builds (Compare 2,248 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390M GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B50)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $956
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