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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 82%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics115% 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.
Boot Drive86.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). 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)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201012
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateApr 21 '21 at 13:12
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%
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 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
82% Excellent
Memory 91.9
1-Core 95.2
2-Core 186
75% 124 Pts
4-Core 394
8-Core 539
61% 466 Pts
64-Core 546
37% 546 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 82%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
Zotac(19DA 7500) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
115% Outstanding
Lighting 148
Reflection 140
Parallax 151
120% 147 fps
MRender 177
Gravity 127
Splatting 112
108% 138 fps
Poor: 107%
This bench: 115%
Great: 129%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS250G2B0B-00YS70 250GB
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 144 143 160 143 136 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Read 406
Write 353
Mixed 242
SusWrite 151
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 41
151% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 205
184% 282 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 105%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$210
606GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 466 466 463 459 469 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 465
Mixed 406
SusWrite 467
103% 459 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 96.4
4K Mixed 53.1
182% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 355
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 121%
Great: 132%
Pm961 NVMe SED Samsung 512GB
348GB free
Firmware: CXY72D7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 850 616 614 611 614 620 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
231% Outstanding
Read 1,768
Write 1,570
Mixed 692
SusWrite 654
261% 1,171 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 66.5
216% 75.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,307
DQ Write 1090
DQ Mixed 1,169
884% 1,189 MB/s
Poor: 120%
This bench: 231%
Great: 269%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Goodram GR26C16S8K2HU416 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
MC Read 33.2
MC Write 30.8
MC Mixed 24.5
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 22.5
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 97%

 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 17,593 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: 69% - Good Total price: $1,146
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