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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics134% 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.
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201012
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 10 '21 at 19:44
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9400F-$165
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Memory 92.2
1-Core 116
2-Core 235
86% 148 Pts
4-Core 462
8-Core 631
71% 546 Pts
64-Core 634
42% 634 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
134% Outstanding
Lighting 166
Reflection 274
Parallax 171
134% 204 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 172
Splatting 120
133% 141 fps
Poor: 116%
This bench: 134%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$40
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 498
Write 403
Mixed 286
88% 396 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 48.9
170% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 173
180% 295 MB/s
Poor: 58% Great: 107%
Seagate ST3500312CS 500GB-$17
98GB free
Firmware: SC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 72 74 73 75 75 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
47% Average
Read 90
Write 95
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 73.6
56% 76.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 47%
Great: 61%
WD WD10JUCT-63J6SY0 1TB
86GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 52 51 52 52 52 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
30.7% Below average
Read 54.7
Write 55.5
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 51.9
37% 49.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 30.7%
Great: 63%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
108GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 98 100 101 102 102 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
66.7% Good
Read 132
Write 101
Mixed 75
SusWrite 100
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown KD48GU880-36A180X 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
82.4% Excellent
MC Read 32.9
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 24.3
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 26
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 111%

 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 20,322 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
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: $1,130
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