MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive202% 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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191112
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 07 '21 at 22:25
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$192
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
77.2% Very good
Memory 82.6
1-Core 99.9
2-Core 200
75% 128 Pts
4-Core 387
8-Core 622
64% 504 Pts
64-Core 839
56% 839 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 84%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX6000 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
462GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s45 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1099 1120 1112 1124 1126 677 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
202% Outstanding
Read 1,752
Write 1,070
Mixed 799
SusWrite 1,043
260% 1,166 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 42.6
155% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 670
DQ Mixed 474
358% 464 MB/s
Poor: 106%
This bench: 202%
Great: 281%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown KD48GU880-32A160U 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 44.5
MC Write 41.6
MC Mixed 35.7
116% 40.6 GB/s
SC Read 26.2
SC Write 42
SC Mixed 31.9
95% 33.4 GB/s
Latency 75.9
53% 75.9 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 111%
Great: 113%

 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 6,784 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $949
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