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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 99.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive109% 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200102
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 08 '21 at 12:07
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%
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 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Memory 96.1
1-Core 140
2-Core 279
98% 172 Pts
4-Core 555
8-Core 1060
100% 808 Pts
64-Core 1,071
72% 1,071 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$230
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (55th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
68.2% Good
Lighting 90.5
Reflection 89.6
Parallax 77.9
73% 86 fps
MRender 66.4
Gravity 79.4
Splatting 70.9
62% 72.2 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 283 288 288 293 290 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 469
Mixed 388
SusWrite 304
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 52.2
175% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 355
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 109%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
203GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 154 154 154 154 154 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 168
Mixed 81
SusWrite 153
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
132% 1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 113%
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 @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
MC Read 40
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 28.3
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 37.7
SC Mixed 30.1
83% 29.1 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 99.6%
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 18,503 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: 70% - Good Total price: $1,161
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