MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 85.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics50% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive262% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A40
MotherboardMSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 03:43
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$155
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.75 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
SC Int 104
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 109
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 413
QC Float 423
QC Mixed 409
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 886
MC Float 952
MC Mixed 932
138% 923 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
EVGA(3842 3774) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1267 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 411.70
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
50% Average
Lighting 134
Reflection 108
Parallax 177
46% 140 fps
MRender 119
Gravity 154
Splatting 89.1
53% 121 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 50%
Great: 52%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$145
356GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 783 640 641 639 633 638 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
262% Outstanding
Read 2,544
Write 2,259
Mixed 1,436
SusWrite 662
384% 1,725 MB/s
4K Read 63.6
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 81.9
272% 93 MB/s
DQ Read 859
DQ Write 705
DQ Mixed 775
582% 780 MB/s
Poor: 192%
This bench: 262%
Great: 317%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2733 MHz clocked @ 1367 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 37.1
MC Mixed 33.3
104% 36.5 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 36.4
SC Mixed 27.6
84% 29.4 GB/s
Latency 84.2
48% 84.2 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 91%
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 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 201 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 120% - Outstanding Total price: $605
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