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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics60.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive88.2% 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.
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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 10 '21 at 00:42
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 96.7
1-Core 142
2-Core 285
99% 175 Pts
4-Core 572
8-Core 898
94% 735 Pts
64-Core 1,115
75% 1,115 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 102%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
Device(7377 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2142 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
60.5% Good
Lighting 75.6
Reflection 117
Parallax 72.4
61% 88.3 fps
MRender 73.9
Gravity 74.1
Splatting 70.3
60% 72.8 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 545s Series 128GB
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 135 135 137 136 137 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 511
Write 260
Mixed 300
SusWrite 139
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 43.8
168% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 143
115% 164 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 91%
SanDisk SSD 128GB-$84
16GB free
Firmware: 2.0.0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 449
Write 305
Mixed 110
63% 288 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 12.8
4K Mixed 11.5
51% 14.6 MB/s
DQ Read 35
DQ Write 12.4
DQ Mixed 14.2
13% 20.5 MB/s
Poor: 27% Great: 55%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$69
684GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 91 95 97 96 96 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
54.8% Above average
Read 95.4
Write 150
Mixed 19.2
SusWrite 95
65% 89.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 109%
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)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 27.6
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 44.7
SC Mixed 33.1
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 51.4
78% 51.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 102%
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 19,254 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: 69% - Good Total price: $1,164
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