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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 97.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics91.5% 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 Drive302% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
High background CPU (25%). 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)
Memory28.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200102
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 10 '21 at 21:38
Run Duration204 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$260
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
Memory 92.4
1-Core 144
2-Core 284
98% 173 Pts
4-Core 548
8-Core 1,087
101% 817 Pts
64-Core 1,102
74% 1,102 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$330
MSI(1462 397D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2302 MHz, MLim: 4404 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
91.5% Outstanding
Lighting 110
Reflection 145
Parallax 105
89% 120 fps
MRender 160
Gravity 110
Splatting 95.7
95% 122 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$75
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 819 864 863 835 846 784 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
302% Outstanding
Read 2,493
Write 2,213
Mixed 1,367
SusWrite 835
385% 1,727 MB/s
4K Read 64.2
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 87.2
293% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,682
DQ Write 1,046
DQ Mixed 1,041
862% 1,256 MB/s
Poor: 190%
This bench: 302%
Great: 330%
Samsung MZ7TE512HMHP-000 512GB
215GB free
Firmware: EXT02L06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 406 408 418 410 410 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 388
Mixed 232
SusWrite 410
85% 381 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 75.2
4K Mixed 34.4
142% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 92.1
122% 225 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 101%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
295GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 165 167 165 168 168 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 76.9
Mixed 79
SusWrite 166
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 100%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 39
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 32.5
106% 37.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 30.9
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%

 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 20,442 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: $1,125
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