MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B51)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B51
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B51)  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190327
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 16 '20 at 23:33
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
1-Core 148
2-Core 292
104% 220 Pts
4-Core 586
8-Core 1,162
108% 874 Pts
64-Core 1,149
77% 1,149 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA7S0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 44 81 75 27 32 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
38.6% Below average
Read 81.8
Write 79.2
Mixed 21.8
SusWrite 52.7
43% 58.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.2
43% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$50
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
76.9% Very good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 21.6
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 30.3
SC Mixed 23.8
68% 24 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 90%
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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 12,140 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B51) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $949
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