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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 95.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics55.3% 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 Drive115% 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.
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
8 days ago, 8 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory7.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200814
Uptime7.3 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 21:51
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%
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 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-$287
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Memory 91.6
1-Core 137
2-Core 276
95% 168 Pts
4-Core 535
8-Core 859
89% 697 Pts
64-Core 896
60% 896 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
55.3% Above average
Lighting 68.6
Reflection 71
Parallax 65.8
56% 68.5 fps
MRender 67.4
Gravity 68.5
Splatting 64.8
55% 66.9 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 870 EVO 2TB-$210
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 463 483 484 486 470 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 355
Mixed 356
SusWrite 453
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 46.5
165% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 298
239% 337 MB/s
Poor: 92%
This bench: 115%
Great: 138%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$66
78GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 368 322 266 263 262 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 385
Mixed 320
SusWrite 300
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 45.4
165% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 265
224% 326 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 106%
Great: 131%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$97
1TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 96 87 102 90 102 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
53.2% Above average
Read 95.5
Write 112
Mixed 35.3
SusWrite 89.8
60% 83.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 74%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 123GB
26GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 68 39 36 23 23 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
40.5% Average
Read 146
Write 67
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 38.8
100% 83.9 MB/s
4K Read 5.7
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 3.4
242% 4.07 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
67% Good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 23.8
MC Mixed 20.6
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 19
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 67%
Great: 108%

 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 16,987 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: 68% - Good Total price: $1,187
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