MSI X470 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B79)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics28.4% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive60.4% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B79
MotherboardMSI X470 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B79)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201215
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 06 '21 at 22:56
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X-$305
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Memory 70.6
1-Core 142
2-Core 283
90% 165 Pts
4-Core 558
8-Core 1014
98% 786 Pts
64-Core 1482
100% 1482 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$170
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
28.4% Poor
Lighting 35.7
Reflection 40.4
Parallax 32.6
29% 36.2 fps
MRender 35
Gravity 34.4
Splatting 30.6
28% 33.3 fps
Poor: 23%
This bench: 28.4%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 870 QVO 1TB-$100
779GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 75 75 76 77 77 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
60.4% Good
Read 476
Write 73.6
Mixed 124
SusWrite 75.9
40% 187 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 78.1
4K Mixed 23.5
102% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 81.6
DQ Mixed 109
87% 125 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 130%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$38
320GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 91 89 91 91 91 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
50.1% Above average
Read 83.5
Write 168
Mixed 84.9
SusWrite 90.8
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
163% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GBF1X08QFHH38-135-K 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
67.9% Good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 26.3
70% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 25.2
61% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 100
40% 100 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 102%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X470 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B79) Builds (Compare 12,629 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI X470 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B79)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $773
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