MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B51)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 outstanding.
Graphics81.7% 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 Drive151% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B51
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B51)  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180822
Uptime5 Days
Run DateOct 21 '19 at 00:20
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$365
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 262
94% 199 Pts
4-Core 506
8-Core 850
86% 678 Pts
64-Core 1,058
71% 1,058 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-56-$320
PowerColor(148C 2388) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1590 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: Press
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
81.7% Excellent
Lighting 298
Reflection 224
Parallax 432
83% 318 fps
MRender 179
Gravity 295
Splatting 284
80% 253 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 95%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$98
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 614 99 241 103 100 131 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
151% Outstanding
Read 1,444
Write 1,399
Mixed 1,050
SusWrite 215
229% 1,027 MB/s
4K Read 53.5
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 71
244% 86.6 MB/s
DQ Read 53.9
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 70.9
61% 87.9 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 151%
Great: 268%
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 @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 35.9
MC Mixed 26
94% 32.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 30.6
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 52.9
76% 52.9 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 104%
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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 PLUS (MS-7B51) Builds (Compare 7,997 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B51) - $137

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $901
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