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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics48.3% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive126% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). 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)
Memory22.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190122
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '21 at 18:12
Run Duration196 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 15%
Watch Gameplay: 3070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 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 i7-8700K-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Memory 84.8
1-Core 132
2-Core 262
90% 160 Pts
4-Core 481
8-Core 799
81% 640 Pts
64-Core 1,021
68% 1,021 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Asus(1043 87C1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.09
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (60 fps cap detected)
48.3% Average
Lighting 59.8
Reflection 59.8
Parallax 59.8
48% 59.8 fps
MRender 59.8
Gravity 59.8
Splatting 59.8
48% 59.8 fps
Poor: 132%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Neutron NX500 NVMe PCIe 400GB-$390
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 329 252 224 219 213 221 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Read 955
Write 340
Mixed 433
SusWrite 243
108% 493 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 88.6
4K Mixed 42.7
150% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 842
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 369
333% 520 MB/s
Poor: 118%
This bench: 126%
Great: 229%
Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB
32GB free
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 306 274 265 267 268 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
47% Average
Read 327
Write 105
Mixed 87.9
SusWrite 299
45% 205 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 19.4
4K Mixed 11.1
50% 15.8 MB/s
DQ Read 14.1
DQ Write 15.3
DQ Mixed 14.8
11% 14.7 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 47%
Great: 103%
Seagate ST8000DM0004-1ZC11G 8TB
402GB free
Firmware: DN01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 76 66 70 68 69 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
31.6% Below average
Read 31.6
Write 107
Mixed 51.2
SusWrite 77.7
49% 66.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.3
120% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 31.6%
Great: 117%
Seagate Archive HDD 8TB (2015)-$189
251GB free
Firmware: AR15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 24 26 25 27 28 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 12% Great: 96%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$110
3GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 36 35 37 35 36 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
28.3% Poor
Read 59.1
Write 45.7
Mixed 36.4
SusWrite 39.4
33% 45.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.6
101% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 28.3%
Great: 76%
Seagate Archive HDD 8TB (2015)-$189
327GB free
Firmware: AR15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 23 25 23 26 29 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 12% Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX4000C19D4/8GX KHX3600C17D4/8GX KHX4000C19D4/8GX KHX3600C17D4/8GX 32GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
79.2% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 30.8
MC Mixed 24.6
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 33.5
SC Mixed 23.1
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 79%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 116%

 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 20,432 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,127
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