MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics42.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive161% 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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 06 '19 at 21:10
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X-$190
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
78.8% Very good
1-Core 113
2-Core 225
79% 169 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 884
82% 666 Pts
64-Core 1,283
86% 1,283 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$119
CLim: 1244 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
42.4% Average
Lighting 150
Reflection 165
Parallax 215
39% 177 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 150
Splatting 125
43% 135 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 53%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Force MP300 480GB
417GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FM12.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 877 1013 740 518 519 507 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
161% Outstanding
Read 829
Write 1,014
Mixed 849
SusWrite 696
191% 847 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 77.7
4K Mixed 50.1
166% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 857
DQ Write 670
DQ Mixed 750
565% 759 MB/s
Poor: 98%
This bench: 161%
Great: 175%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Value DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 27.2
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 23.8
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 95.2
42% 95.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 80%
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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 4,306 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $569
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