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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 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 90.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics105% 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.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory24.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190122
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateOct 14 '21 at 16:32
Run Duration306 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Memory 92.2
1-Core 132
2-Core 262
93% 162 Pts
4-Core 476
8-Core 798
80% 637 Pts
64-Core 984
66% 984 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 496.13
Performing below potential (54th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
105% Outstanding
Lighting 127
Reflection 110
Parallax 130
103% 122 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 124
Splatting 103
107% 136 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 105%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$90
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 48 49 50 52 51 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 119% Great: 257%
Seagate Expansion Desk 4TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0915
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 5.9 17 16 13 7.9 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
4.38% Terrible
Read 3
Write 1.2
Mixed 24.9
SusWrite 12.3
8% 10.3 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
0% 0 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 4.38%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW32GX4M2E3200C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
74.5% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 22.6
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 24.4
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 113%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 66: 8R 8G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
66% 37% 49 310 220 240 24.5" 1920 1080 ACR0591 KG251Q
History: Score 45: 6R 4G 3B | Score 71: 10R 7G 0B | Score 52: 6R 6G 4B | Score 66: 8R 8G 2B
Typical MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) Builds (Compare 20,965 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,138
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