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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics120% 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 Drive104% 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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200611
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '21 at 04:24
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$363
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Memory 95.6
1-Core 97.4
2-Core 194
78% 129 Pts
4-Core 387
8-Core 760
71% 574 Pts
64-Core 1,013
68% 1,013 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
Nvidia(10DE 13AA) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (70th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
120% Outstanding
Lighting 154
Reflection 150
Parallax 154
125% 152 fps
MRender 191
Gravity 135
Splatting 117
116% 148 fps
Poor: 107%
This bench: 120%
Great: 129%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 500GB-$85
448GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 445 465 465 465 462 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 434
Write 454
Mixed 330
SusWrite 456
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 97.4
4K Mixed 40.3
146% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 160
159% 252 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 104%
Great: 103%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$70
860GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 104 101 101 99 102 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
60% Above average
Read 108
Write 102
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 101
67% 91.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 1 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 60%
Great: 62%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 128GB
105GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.6 4.6 5.8 7.4 6.2 3.2 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
8.62% Terrible
Read 10.8
Write 2.2
Mixed 2.5
SusWrite 5.8
6% 5.32 MB/s
4K Read 3.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1.7
126% 2.33 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 8.62%
Great: 16%
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 (61st percentile)
88.8% Excellent
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 34.7
MC Mixed 25
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 25.2
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 55.3
72% 55.3 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 88.8%
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 17,616 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,191
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