MSI B450M GAMING PLUS (MS-7B87)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics53.4% 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 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B87
MotherboardMSI B450M GAMING PLUS (MS-7B87)  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190125
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '19 at 23:18
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$133
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
79.1% Very good
1-Core 115
2-Core 224
80% 169 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 693
73% 570 Pts
64-Core 934
63% 934 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$167
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.6.1
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
53.4% Above average
Lighting 198
Reflection 184
Parallax 270
54% 217 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 202
Splatting 131
52% 160 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
634GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 129 124 145 161 164 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Read 160
Write 154
Mixed 109
SusWrite 144
105% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
237% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 108%
Seagate ST3320820AS 320GB-$199
281GB free
Firmware: 3.CHL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 71 71 73 73 72 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
41.3% Average
Read 71.7
Write 39.5
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 72.1
41% 55.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 41.3%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2400 C15 Series 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
79.4% Very good
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 26.9
82% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 23.1
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 83.3
48% 83.3 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 90%
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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 B450M GAMING PLUS (MS-7B87) Builds (Compare 4,320 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI B450M GAMING PLUS (MS-7B87) - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $491
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