MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics51.1% 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 Drive205% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A40
MotherboardMSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181106
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 22 '20 at 04:50
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$140
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Memory 79
1-Core 115
2-Core 224
80% 139 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 745
74% 590 Pts
64-Core 920
62% 920 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$130
CLim: 1264 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.2.2
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
51.1% Above average
Lighting 195
Reflection 171
Parallax 254
51% 207 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 186
Splatting 125
51% 149 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 53%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$83
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1249 298 303 310 311 310 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
205% Outstanding
Read 2,448
Write 1,469
Mixed 1,222
SusWrite 463
310% 1,400 MB/s
4K Read 58.9
4K Write 52.1
4K Mixed 51.4
183% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 921
DQ Write 95.2
DQ Mixed 166
208% 394 MB/s
Poor: 166%
This bench: 205%
Great: 279%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFS8266.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 35.4
MC Mixed 30.4
99% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 25.9
78% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 82.4
48% 82.4 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 95%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) Builds (Compare 6,834 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $581
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