MSI B350 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics102% 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 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180319
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 21:49
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$160
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
SC Int 96.1
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 100
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 381
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 386
89% 393 Pts
MC Int 828
MC Float 861
MC Mixed 857
127% 849 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 328
Reflection 293
Parallax 358
105% 326 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 293
Splatting 211
101% 233 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 102%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HUA723030ALA641 3TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: MKAOA840 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Read 148
Write 145
Mixed 109
100% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.47
121% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 90%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
581GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 139
Mixed 135
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 2.46
4K Mixed 0.37
128% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 106%
WD My Passport 0820 1TB
845GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
18.4% Very poor
Read 36.1
Write 31.3
Mixed 30.5
41% 32.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.24
79% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 18.4%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 44.3
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 34.4
114% 39.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 41.7
SC Mixed 26.8
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 74.6
54% 74.6 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 108%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 68%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: MSI B350 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A34)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $691
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