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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing CPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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.
Graphics82.4% 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 Drive150% 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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory7.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200611
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 18 '20 at 16:12
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 31%
Watch Gameplay: 2070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$399
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
1-Core 109
2-Core 190
72% 149 Pts
4-Core 380
8-Core 708
68% 544 Pts
64-Core 1,461
98% 1,461 Pts
Poor: 84% Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
82.4% Excellent
Lighting 98.2
Reflection 106
Parallax 93.8
79% 99.2 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 100
Splatting 89.2
86% 111 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$166
985GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 274 271 336 407 385 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
150% Outstanding
Read 1,321
Write 842
Mixed 660
SusWrite 320
174% 786 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 95.4
4K Mixed 34
149% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 855
DQ Write 632
DQ Mixed 320
354% 602 MB/s
Poor: 168%
This bench: 150%
Great: 287%
Mushkin Striker 480GB-$200
55GB free
Firmware: SAFM01.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 82 78 89 53 98 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
57% Above average
Read 385
Write 256
Mixed 248
SusWrite 80.4
54% 242 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 22
95% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 43.7
DQ Mixed 63.1
76% 140 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 57%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$85
120GB free
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 83 79 91 127 100 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
63.4% Good
Read 325
Write 374
Mixed 298
SusWrite 93.9
61% 273 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 49.5
4K Mixed 30.1
97% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 277
220% 307 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 125%
Seagate Expansion Desk 8TB
6TB free
Firmware: 0915
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 156 157 164 171 172 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Read 126
Write 160
Mixed 109
SusWrite 159
102% 138 MB/s
4K Read 6.6
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.7
423% 3.7 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C19 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
30.5% Below average
MC Read 12.5
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 11.2
35% 12.4 GB/s
SC Read 2.1
SC Write 7.4
SC Mixed 3.4
12% 4.3 GB/s
Latency 554
7% 554 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 30.5%
Great: 69%

 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 13,858 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,160
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