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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 98.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics48.3% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive110% 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 11 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)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20201012
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 15 '22 at 13:52
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 2060S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700F-$261
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Memory 95.8
1-Core 137
2-Core 275
96% 169 Pts
4-Core 544
8-Core 1029
98% 786 Pts
64-Core 1,072
72% 1,072 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$420
HP(103C 8702) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 511.23
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (60 fps cap detected)
48.3% Average
Lighting 59.8
Reflection 59.7
Parallax 59.8
48% 59.8 fps
MRender 58.8
Gravity 59.8
Splatting 59.7
48% 59.4 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Gigabyte GP-GSM2NE3256GNTD 256GB
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFM20E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 218 198 11 228 163 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 788
Write 241
Mixed 328
SusWrite 173
84% 383 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 38.4
175% 73.3 MB/s
DQ Read 438
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 312
240% 332 MB/s
Poor: 94%
This bench: 110%
Great: 229%
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$52
59GB free
Firmware: 42A4SANA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,517
Write 1,894
Mixed 194
335% 1,535 MB/s
4K Read 55.9
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 76
262% 94.1 MB/s
DQ Read 731
DQ Write 981
DQ Mixed 382
420% 698 MB/s
Poor: 158% Great: 319%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$40
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 212 215 214 215 216 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 197
Mixed 75.6
SusWrite 212
117% 161 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
106% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 106%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 39.9
MC Write 40.3
MC Mixed 28.8
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 42
SC Mixed 31
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 102%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 11: 2R 0G 1B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
11% 75% 4 105 6 280 27" 1920 1080 AUS278F VG279QM
Typical MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) Builds (Compare 26,357 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,260
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