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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics57.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive105% 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
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B17
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC (MS-7B17)  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190326
Uptime1 Days
Run DateDec 05 '19 at 00:01
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700K-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
78.4% Very good
1-Core 112
2-Core 224
79% 168 Pts
4-Core 446
8-Core 823
79% 634 Pts
64-Core 809
54% 809 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$277
MSI(1462 3490) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
57.5% Above average
Lighting 227
Reflection 197
Parallax 211
60% 212 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 210
Splatting 164
58% 175 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
CT250MX500SSD4 250GB
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 235 373 410 452 305 212 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 445
Mixed 438
SusWrite 331
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 85
4K Mixed 47.9
157% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 270
226% 328 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 105%
Great: 121%
Samsung 860 Pro 512GB-$143
403GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 429 472 478 478 479 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 478
Write 462
Mixed 443
SusWrite 431
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 52.3
174% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 351
265% 355 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 116%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2E3200C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
69.1% Good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 25.3
MC Mixed 20.2
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 25.1
SC Mixed 21.2
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 107%
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 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 9,605 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,411
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