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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (96th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 4 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics83.9% 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 Drive124% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200814
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 25 '20 at 09:21
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (96th 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-$190
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 97.5
1-Core 150
2-Core 300
103% 182 Pts
4-Core 600
8-Core 897
96% 749 Pts
64-Core 897
60% 897 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 105%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2265 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Lighting 104
Reflection 93.6
Parallax 88.9
85% 95.5 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 83.9
Splatting 80
72% 97.7 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$53
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 332 319 321 318 310 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 488
Mixed 467
SusWrite 334
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 62.3
215% 77.1 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 357
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 124%
Great: 130%
Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB-$82
810GB free
Firmware: SM36
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 110 109 110 110 111 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
64.5% Good
Read 113
Write 103
Mixed 65.6
SusWrite 110
72% 98 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2
382% 2.87 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GBF2X04JEEE35-12-K 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3067 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 43
MC Write 42.3
MC Mixed 35.6
115% 40.3 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 45.3
SC Mixed 34.2
98% 34.2 GB/s
Latency 48.3
83% 48.3 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 113%
Great: 85%

 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 10,473 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,110
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $190Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $34
Intel Core i5-9400F $145Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-10600K $260Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $190Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $44
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $29Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
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