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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 96.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive116% 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.
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 (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200611
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 27 '20 at 06:49
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%
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 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Memory 96
1-Core 133
2-Core 261
94% 163 Pts
4-Core 526
8-Core 759
83% 642 Pts
64-Core 772
52% 772 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$269
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3060 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 451.67
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 304
Reflection 243
Parallax 277
80% 275 fps
Gravity 268
Splatting 178
91% 223 fps
Poor: 67% Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB-$199
475GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 461 392 384 384 384 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 466
Mixed 396
SusWrite 407
99% 438 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 87.1
4K Mixed 55.6
180% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 263
222% 325 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 116%
Great: 127%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
931GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 471 471 479 478 480 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 481
Mixed 433
SusWrite 471
106% 471 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 57.9
193% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 353
265% 355 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 125%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3600C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 43.8
MC Write 46.7
MC Mixed 32.4
117% 41 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 45.2
SC Mixed 31.5
92% 32.3 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 113%
Great: 114%

 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 8,233 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,170
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