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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics76.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive190% 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 month ago, 2 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 27 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory26.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201012
Uptime9.4 Days
Run DateMay 01 '21 at 11:12
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600KF-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 92.5
1-Core 152
2-Core 304
102% 183 Pts
4-Core 608
8-Core 879
96% 744 Pts
64-Core 881
59% 881 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2220 MHz, MLim: 3600 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
76.5% Very good
Lighting 99.2
Reflection 95.2
Parallax 88.4
80% 94.3 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 84.5
Splatting 76.1
72% 92.8 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS3030 250GB SSD
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS303225
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 235 197 228 208 218 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
190% Outstanding
Read 1,323
Write 1,073
Mixed 1,067
SusWrite 250
207% 928 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 74.7
267% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 801
DQ Write 961
DQ Mixed 409
440% 724 MB/s
Poor: 100%
This bench: 190%
Great: 213%
Corsair Force MP300 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB-$30
89GB free
Firmware: E8FM11.7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 133 132 133 135 127 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 794
Write 452
Mixed 567
SusWrite 179
111% 498 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 49.3
174% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 454
DQ Mixed 334
272% 381 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 114%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
851GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 173 173 173 175 175 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 182
Mixed 79.4
SusWrite 173
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
244% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$100
1TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 100 101 101 101 101 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
55.4% Above average
Read 93.6
Write 81.8
Mixed 83.8
SusWrite 99.4
66% 89.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
MC Read 32.3
MC Write 33.8
MC Mixed 27.1
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 34.7
SC Mixed 27.3
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 87.5%
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 18,385 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
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: $1,197
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