MSI B450 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B86)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics61% 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.
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-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 02:30
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$130
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
80% Excellent
SC Int 96.5
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 101
80% 101 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 395
QC Mixed 388
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 823
MC Float 853
MC Mixed 821
125% 832 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 80%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$300
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
61% Good
Lighting 184
Reflection 167
Parallax 184
57% 178 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 180
Splatting 122
64% 148 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 61%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
447GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 146 157 164 165 166 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Read 157
Write 163
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 156
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$120
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
78.2% Very good
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 26.6
81% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 22.6
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 97.6
41% 97.6 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 80%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B86) Builds (Compare 512 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B86)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 112% - Outstanding Total price: $526
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