MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B51)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics42.7% 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 Drive103% 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B51
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B51)  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190221
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateDec 12 '19 at 06:00
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$356
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
1-Core 146
2-Core 274
100% 210 Pts
4-Core 572
8-Core 1,139
105% 855 Pts
64-Core 1129
76% 1129 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650-$150
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 432.0
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
42.7% Average
Lighting 187
Reflection 146
Parallax 159
49% 164 fps
MRender 95.7
Gravity 160
Splatting 118
43% 124 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB
333GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 401 419 425 423 424 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 229
Mixed 160
SusWrite 394
71% 320 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 94
4K Mixed 43.3
136% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 250
215% 317 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 103%
Great: 118%
PNY USB 2.0 FD 16GB
11GB free, PID 007a
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.8 7.8 7.4 8 7.3 8.1 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
6.65% Terrible
Read 24
Write 8.5
Mixed 4.5
SusWrite 7.5
12% 11.1 MB/s
4K Read 6.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
24% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.65%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$63
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.5% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 21
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 22.9
63% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 73.5%
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 10,842 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B51) - $142

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $951
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