MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 75.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics115% 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 Drive277% 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
6 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A40
MotherboardMSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190306
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 22 '19 at 22:51
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 2700-$147
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.65 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
75.2% Very good
1-Core 107
2-Core 212
75% 160 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 854
79% 641 Pts
64-Core 1,216
82% 1,216 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2280 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 419
Reflection 346
Parallax 432
110% 399 fps
MRender 377
Gravity 397
Splatting 250
116% 341 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 115%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
405GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0118C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1065 877 853 862 860 853 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
277% Outstanding
Read 2,513
Write 875
Mixed 1,499
SusWrite 895
320% 1,445 MB/s
4K Read 59.1
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 79.7
264% 92 MB/s
DQ Read 956
DQ Write 798
DQ Mixed 512
483% 756 MB/s
Poor: 203%
This bench: 277%
Great: 383%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
146GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 314 314 314 314 313 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 491
Mixed 468
SusWrite 327
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 57.8
195% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 370
279% 373 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 118%
Great: 129%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$107
931GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 382 461 460 468 469 468 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 469
Mixed 436
SusWrite 451
105% 465 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 54.2
179% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 308
250% 353 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 120%
Great: 126%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$75
80GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 298 297 299 300 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 488
Mixed 422
SusWrite 308
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 60.1
200% 69.9 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 368
278% 372 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 118%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$73
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 43.2
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 33
109% 38.3 GB/s
SC Read 25.7
SC Write 41
SC Mixed 28.3
90% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
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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 4,001 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $555
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