MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B51)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 90%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics111% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive69.4% 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.
Very high background CPU (52%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B51
MotherboardMSI MPG Z390 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B51)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190808
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 22 '20 at 21:48
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 52%
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 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8400-$172
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
90% Outstanding
Memory 95
1-Core 117
2-Core 234
87% 149 Pts
4-Core 461
8-Core 645
72% 553 Pts
64-Core 622
42% 622 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 90%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2602 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.66
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 400
Reflection 376
Parallax 419
105% 399 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 419
Splatting 258
112% 309 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 111%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$45
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 236 230 231 243 243 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
69.4% Good
Read 384
Write 124
Mixed 95.8
SusWrite 229
46% 208 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 36.2
4K Mixed 31.7
93% 29.9 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 196
159% 224 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 123%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$60
23GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,312
Write 1,456
Mixed 1,186
364% 1,651 MB/s
4K Read 55.6
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 74.2
254% 90 MB/s
DQ Read 972
DQ Write 1,362
DQ Mixed 999
802% 1,111 MB/s
Poor: 166% Great: 277%
Seagate SkyHawk 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CV12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 159 159 157 161 160 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 176
Mixed 77.2
SusWrite 159
106% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z3600C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 40.3
MC Write 43.7
MC Mixed 31.4
110% 38.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 35.8
SC Mixed 27.2
77% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%

 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 13,180 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B51) - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $980
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HDDRAMUSB
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