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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 193%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 194%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 96.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics207% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive103% 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 (11%). 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)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200814
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 22:53
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%
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 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900KF-$415
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
Memory 92.6
1-Core 144
2-Core 287
96% 175 Pts
4-Core 542
8-Core 977
91% 760 Pts
64-Core 1,517
94% 1,517 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$740
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
207% Outstanding
Lighting 268
Reflection 250
Parallax 281
217% 266 fps
MRender 310
Gravity 231
Splatting 172
196% 238 fps
Poor: 147%
This bench: 207%
Great: 227%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
617GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 301 346 353 336 368 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 491
Write 252
Mixed 303
SusWrite 327
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 43.9
156% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 272
226% 325 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 103%
Great: 133%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$60
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
68.7% Good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 25.2
MC Mixed 19.2
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 27.1
SC Mixed 21.1
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 36 30 60 31.5" 2560 1440 GSM7765 LG ULTRAGEAR
Typical MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17) Builds (Compare 7,340 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
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: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,202
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