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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 175%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 179%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 79.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics230% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive74.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 (49%). 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)
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201012
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 22 '21 at 18:39
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 49%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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-$364
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
79.3% Very good
Memory 88.3
1-Core 106
2-Core 211
79% 135 Pts
4-Core 378
8-Core 766
70% 572 Pts
64-Core 1,325
89% 1,325 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3090-$1,500
Zotac(19DA 1613) ≥ 4GB; ZOTAC GAMING GeForce RTX 3090 Trinity
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4875 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
230% Outstanding
Lighting 300
Reflection 287
Parallax 308
243% 298 fps
MRender 349
Gravity 251
Splatting 188
214% 262 fps
Poor: 185%
This bench: 230%
Great: 259%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 EVO M.2 1TB
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 99 97 97 96 94 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
74.3% Very good
Read 434
Write 150
Mixed 254
SusWrite 116
53% 238 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 34.9
118% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 134
143% 240 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 132%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 16GB
15GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.3 5.4 5.7 5.5 5.5 5.8 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
11.8% Very poor
Read 24.2
Write 4
Mixed 6
SusWrite 5.5
10% 9.93 MB/s
4K Read 9.3
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 3
191% 4.63 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 11.8%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
60.5% Good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 18.9
64% 22.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.9
SC Write 13.5
SC Mixed 12.4
35% 12.3 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 60.5%
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 19,223 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,140
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