MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 121%
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 96%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics127% 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 Drive229% 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)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190124
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 17 '19 at 04:55
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 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-$252
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
96% Outstanding
SC Int 112
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 119
95% 118 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 436
103% 454 Pts
MC Int 1,233
MC Float 1,298
MC Mixed 1295
191% 1,275 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 96%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 64-$400
CLim: 1663 MHz, MLim: 945 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.6.1
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 329
Reflection 245
Parallax 581
130% 385 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 377
Splatting 308
125% 292 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 127%
Great: 137%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 730 Series 480GB-$329
447GB free
Firmware: L2010420
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 466 464 466 446 450 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 387
Write 452
Mixed 341
SusWrite 453
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 97.4
4K Mixed 38.4
150% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 285
218% 294 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$327
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1790 1068 506 492 472 466 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
229% Outstanding
Read 2,086
Write 1,776
Mixed 1231
SusWrite 799
329% 1473 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 65.4
222% 79.8 MB/s
DQ Read 609
DQ Write 641
DQ Mixed 185
261% 479 MB/s
Poor: 250%
This bench: 229%
Great: 411%
Lexar USB Flash Drive 8GB
7GB free, PID a81d
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.5 11 10 11 11 10 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
7.9% Terrible
Read 27
Write 2.5
Mixed 7.8
SusWrite 10.5
13% 11.9 MB/s
4K Read 7.2
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
27% 2.4 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.9%
Great: 9%
WDC WD50 00AAKS-75V0A0 500GB
365GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 24 24 25 24 25 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
13.3% Very poor
Read 35.5
Write 34
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 24.1
39% 29.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.3
43% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 13.3%
Great: 15%
ST2000DM 001-1CH164 2TB
2TB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.8 3.1 3 3.2 3.1 3.7 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
11.1% Very poor
Read 37
Write 31
Mixed 31
SusWrite 3.1
32% 25.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
88% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 11.1%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2A2666C16 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
MC Read 36
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 30.3
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.4
SC Write 32.4
SC Mixed 25.9
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 78.4
51% 78.4 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 95%
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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 2,109 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) - $129

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 195% - Outstanding Total price: $596
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