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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics90% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive82% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory24.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200611
Uptime17.9 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 18:33
Run Duration242 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%
Watch Gameplay: 2060 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8600K-$235
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Memory 92.3
1-Core 127
2-Core 254
90% 158 Pts
4-Core 485
8-Core 729
78% 607 Pts
64-Core 729
49% 729 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3600 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
90% Excellent
Lighting 113
Reflection 132
Parallax 116
91% 120 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 104
Splatting 98
88% 114 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 90%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$29
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 187 238 241 207 288 MB/s
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
82% Excellent
Read 247
Write 95.8
Mixed 264
SusWrite 241
48% 212 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 85.5
4K Mixed 39.4
143% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 209
182% 269 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 82%
Great: 101%
SanDisk Ultra II 120GB-$76
112GB free
Firmware: X31200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 172 149 123 119 125 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 451
Mixed 330
SusWrite 168
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 43.4
158% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 246
202% 289 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 93%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
691GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 156 161 161 163 162 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 159
Mixed 108
SusWrite 161
112% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
649GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 172 178 178 178 177 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 151
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 176
106% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
161% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 103%
Great: 114%
SABRENT 1TB
209GB free
Firmware: ECFM22.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1853 917 874 904 653 620 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
51.8% Above average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.5
50% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 16.9
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 104%

 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 20,434 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
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: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,144
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