MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 129%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 90.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics126% 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 Drive259% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A40
MotherboardMSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180806
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateJun 23 '19 at 11:12
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$248
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
SC Int 115
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 115
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 427
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 399
97% 429 Pts
MC Int 1,268
MC Float 1,311
MC Mixed 1,297
194% 1,292 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
Nvidia(10DE 1F02) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 361
Reflection 295
Parallax 384
114% 346 fps
MRender 359
Gravity 355
Splatting 223
135% 312 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 126%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$90
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 931 653 641 611 593 590 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
259% Outstanding
Read 2,492
Write 2,246
Mixed 1,625
SusWrite 670
392% 1,758 MB/s
4K Read 58.5
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 77.6
256% 88.2 MB/s
DQ Read 976
DQ Write 778
DQ Mixed 915
674% 889 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 259%
Great: 326%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$51
180GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8R0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 103 104 104 104 103 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
56.5% Above average
Read 94.5
Write 108
Mixed 20
SusWrite 102
59% 81.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
149% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 108%
Samsung Spinpoint F2 1TB-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1AG01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 94 97 96 88 89 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
52.3% Above average
Read 89.7
Write 103
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 92.6
61% 83.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
MC Read 33.4
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 28.9
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 23
SC Mixed 23.4
62% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 80.9
49% 80.9 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 94%
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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 2,098 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: 196% - Outstanding Total price: $594
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