MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics21.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive136% 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.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A40
MotherboardMSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 07:29
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 2400G-$159
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
77.4% Very good
SC Int 111
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 357
QC Float 383
QC Mixed 360
83% 366 Pts
MC Int 595
MC Float 651
MC Mixed 645
94% 631 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 11 (Ryzen iGPU)
MSI(1462 7A40) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
21.8% Poor
Lighting 63.1
Reflection 46.9
Parallax 90.2
22% 66.7 fps
MRender 33
Gravity 65.4
Splatting 48.9
21% 49.1 fps
Poor: 15%
This bench: 21.8%
Great: 25%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Scorch M2 256GB
215GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FM11.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 540 258 257 262 262 261 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Read 814
Write 870
Mixed 783
SusWrite 307
156% 693 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 99.4
4K Mixed 49.2
171% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 700
DQ Write 712
DQ Mixed 588
474% 667 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 136%
Great: 154%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3000 C16 Series 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
MC Read 34.8
MC Write 39.5
MC Mixed 31.8
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 27.6
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 73.3
54% 73.3 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 107%
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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 202 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: 119% - Outstanding Total price: $616
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