MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B51)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 92.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics50.4% 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 Drive61.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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-7B51
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B51)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 21 '19 at 16:09
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9400-$147
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Memory 96.3
1-Core 123
2-Core 240
89% 153 Pts
4-Core 474
8-Core 684
75% 579 Pts
64-Core 688
46% 688 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1288 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.9.3
Performing below potential (41st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
50.4% Above average
Lighting 187
Reflection 176
Parallax 275
49% 213 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 181
Splatting 128
51% 151 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$40
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 161 114 96 70 70 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
61.7% Good
Read 412
Write 374
Mixed 344
SusWrite 112
70% 311 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 16.6
98% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 153
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 28.3
75% 154 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 87%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
451GB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 91 83 88 89 82 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
29.5% Poor
Read 16.8
Write 49
Mixed 25.5
SusWrite 85.6
32% 44.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.4
87% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 29.5%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C15 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3067 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
MC Read 39
MC Write 39.6
MC Mixed 28.3
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 36.7
SC Mixed 30.1
83% 29 GB/s
Latency 53
75% 53 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MPG Z390 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B51) Builds (Compare 20,406 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B51) - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $936
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