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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 85.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics73.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive343% 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.
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)
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200611
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 02:30
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 31%
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 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Memory 84.3
1-Core 128
2-Core 255
88% 156 Pts
4-Core 465
8-Core 676
74% 571 Pts
64-Core 584
39% 584 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
73.8% Very good
Lighting 94.7
Reflection 89.4
Parallax 85
77% 89.7 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 82.7
Splatting 73.6
71% 90.2 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$140
363GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1907 1946 1984 2026 2025 2009 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
343% Outstanding
Read 2,310
Write 2,039
Mixed 1,392
SusWrite 1,983
434% 1,931 MB/s
4K Read 49.6
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 70.5
236% 84.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1373
DQ Write 1,159
DQ Mixed 1,261
946% 1,264 MB/s
Poor: 228%
This bench: 343%
Great: 398%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
411GB free
Firmware: 1001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 163 164 162 161 164 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 196
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 163
115% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
153% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 102%
Great: 114%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 999GB
889GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 109 94 103 103 109 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
52.9% Above average
Read 80.5
Write 82.5
Mixed 51.2
SusWrite 104
58% 79.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
147% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
78.8% Very good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 31
MC Mixed 25.7
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 28.8
SC Mixed 22.2
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 73
55% 73 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 114%

 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 14,326 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
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: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,157
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HDDRAMUSB
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