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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (11th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 89 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 79.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics85.9% 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 Drive80.2% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (37%). 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)
Memory17 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 08 '21 at 07:04
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Memory 81.7
1-Core 123
2-Core 221
82% 142 Pts
4-Core 416
8-Core 701
70% 558 Pts
64-Core 969
65% 969 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$480
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
85.9% Excellent
Lighting 107
Reflection 95.3
Parallax 109
86% 104 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 98.4
Splatting 90.7
86% 112 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZVLV256HCHP-000H1 256GB
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV72H0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 51 68 78 81 90 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Read 801
Write 18
Mixed 83
SusWrite 70.7
51% 243 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 20.1
4K Mixed 20.5
83% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 776
DQ Write 64.7
DQ Mixed 110
158% 317 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 151%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$140
292GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1308 1055 1043 1023 995 961 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
277% Outstanding
Read 2,159
Write 1,857
Mixed 1,474
SusWrite 1,064
367% 1,639 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 64.8
214% 74.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,405
DQ Write 1,250
DQ Mixed 1,314
989% 1,323 MB/s
Poor: 227%
This bench: 277%
Great: 359%
Hitachi HTS721010A9E630 3TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 192 193 193 194 195 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 192
Write 150
Mixed 80.3
SusWrite 193
112% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 51% Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
67.5% Good
MC Read 25
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 22
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 19.1
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 77.5
52% 77.5 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 115%

 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 18,513 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: 70% - Good Total price: $1,165
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