MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 127%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics125% 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 Drive228% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A40
MotherboardMSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190124
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 01:12
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 7 2700X-$280
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 117
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 462
QC Mixed 469
105% 462 Pts
MC Int 1,274
MC Float 1,308
MC Mixed 1,299
194% 1,294 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 101%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 64-$400
CLim: 1477 MHz, MLim: 950 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.6.1
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 348
Reflection 214
Parallax 581
134% 381 fps
MRender 170
Gravity 379
Splatting 267
118% 272 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 125%
Great: 137%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 730 Series 480GB-$329
348GB free
Firmware: L2010420
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 460 460 460 449 457 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 410
Write 462
Mixed 336
SusWrite 456
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 86.5
4K Mixed 39.2
144% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 218
178% 250 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 100%
Great: 111%
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$298
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 788 616 568 547 511 493 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
228% Outstanding
Read 2560
Write 1,572
Mixed 1,517
SusWrite 587
346% 1,559 MB/s
4K Read 52.7
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 70.5
237% 83.1 MB/s
DQ Read 52
DQ Write 679
DQ Mixed 698
441% 476 MB/s
Poor: 229%
This bench: 228%
Great: 416%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$33
365GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 114 112 112 104 107 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
48.5% Average
Read 61.5
Write 86
Mixed 71.5
SusWrite 108
60% 81.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.4
74% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 71%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 114 112 112 104 107 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 200
Write 144
Mixed 93.5
SusWrite 108
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 88%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Flare X DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB-$166
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 44.8
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 34.8
114% 40 GB/s
SC Read 28.1
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 32.5
98% 34.2 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 85%
This bench: 111%
Great: 129%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) Builds (Compare 1,798 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) - $124

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 183% - Outstanding Total price: $651
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