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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 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 96.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics104% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B50
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390M GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B50)  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190121
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateDec 02 '20 at 02:03
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU9%
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 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
Memory 92.4
1-Core 138
2-Core 275
96% 169 Pts
4-Core 544
8-Core 1,015
97% 780 Pts
64-Core 1,037
70% 1,037 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
Asus(1043 866E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
104% Outstanding
Lighting 128
Reflection 142
Parallax 128
104% 133 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 127
Splatting 106
104% 125 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 104%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$35
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0105A
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 494
Write 412
Mixed 7.7
67% 305 MB/s
4K Read 9.6
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.1
17% 4.67 MB/s
Poor: 34% Great: 101%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
100GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 138 137 138 138 140 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 144
Write 115
Mixed 82
SusWrite 138
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
226% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
126GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 140 141 143 142 143 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
91% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 164
Mixed 110
SusWrite 142
109% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 91%
Great: 108%
SanDisk Cruzer Dial 32GB
8GB free, PID 5599
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.3 3.1 4 2.9 1.4 0.7 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
5.71% Terrible
Read 22.8
Write 8.2
Mixed 6.7
SusWrite 2.7
11% 10.1 MB/s
4K Read 3.8
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 2.4
106% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 5.71%
Great: 16%
Innostor Ext. HDD 1TB
152GB free, PID 0621
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 61 62 60 60 60 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
30.7% Below average
Read 83.2
Write 82.2
Mixed 31.2
SusWrite 60.9
84% 64.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
80% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 30.7%
Great: 55%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$110
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
67.7% Good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 20.5
68% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 20.8
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 108%

 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 3,417 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
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Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
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Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390M GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B50)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,007
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