MSI X470 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B79)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics68% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B79
MotherboardMSI X470 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B79)  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180329
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 23:46
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 2600X-$220
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.05 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
SC Int 114
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 118
95% 118 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 472
QC Mixed 442
102% 450 Pts
MC Int 922
MC Float 993
MC Mixed 959
143% 958 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
CLim: 1060 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
68% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 163
Parallax 260
70% 210 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 167
Splatting 181
67% 160 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 68%
Great: 68%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
880GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 161
Mixed 159
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.36
106% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$70
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
44.9% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 14.1
43% 14.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 16.1
SC Mixed 14.6
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 80
50% 80 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 47%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X470 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B79) Builds (Compare 2,004 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 112% - Outstanding Total price: $783
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