MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics51.1% 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)
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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 03 '19 at 13:12
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Memory 80.3
1-Core 130
2-Core 259
88% 156 Pts
4-Core 511
8-Core 823
85% 667 Pts
64-Core 1,044
70% 1,044 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below potential (61st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
51.1% Above average
Lighting 63.1
Reflection 68
Parallax 61.8
51% 64.3 fps
MRender 72.4
Gravity 62.1
Splatting 55
51% 63.2 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$100
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 510
Write 495
Mixed 336
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 59.7
209% 75.8 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 339
264% 362 MB/s
Poor: 67% Great: 115%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 999GB
34GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 56 52 52 52 53 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
43% Average
Read 91.2
Write 84.2
Mixed 31.5
SusWrite 58.6
48% 66.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.4
85% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 43%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury 2666 C16 2x8GB-$81
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
77.1% Very good
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 30.6
78% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 29
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 80.1
50% 80.1 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 96%

 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 5,471 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) - $122

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $871
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