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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 153%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 148%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 99.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics154% 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.
Boot Drive98.9% 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)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20211115
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 14 '22 at 13:00
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$660
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
Memory 96
1-Core 122
2-Core 264
92% 161 Pts
4-Core 553
8-Core 844
90% 699 Pts
64-Core 1,508
101% 1,508 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
MSI(1462 3908) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 512.77
Performing below potential (47th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
154% Outstanding
Lighting 206
Reflection 211
Parallax 224
166% 214 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 168
Splatting 148
140% 172 fps
Poor: 132%
This bench: 154%
Great: 166%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$109
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 338 241 108 126 108 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 860
Write 538
Mixed 562
SusWrite 207
120% 542 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 66.3
4K Mixed 41.8
136% 46.4 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 290
194% 236 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 182%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$71
431GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2283 839 843 841 840 843 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
262% Outstanding
Read 2,609
Write 2,058
Mixed 1,800
SusWrite 1,082
422% 1,887 MB/s
4K Read 59
4K Write 70.4
4K Mixed 64
209% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,036
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 144
219% 442 MB/s
Poor: 179%
This bench: 262%
Great: 338%
USB DISK 2.0 64GB
28GB free, PID 9917
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 8 7.5 7.4 7.4 7.4 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
17.2% Very poor
Read 38.9
Write 32
Mixed 33.6
SusWrite 8.5
36% 28.2 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 2.3
190% 3.2 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 17.2%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 38.8
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 28.1
103% 36 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 47.2
SC Mixed 29.8
93% 32.5 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 102%
Great: 121%

 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 25,172 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: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,270
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