MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics105% 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 Drive110% 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
19 months ago, 19 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A40
MotherboardMSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 07 '19 at 11:26
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Memory 76.6
1-Core 127
2-Core 250
85% 151 Pts
4-Core 504
8-Core 790
83% 647 Pts
64-Core 1,036
70% 1,036 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
105% Outstanding
Lighting 130
Reflection 142
Parallax 124
105% 132 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 132
Splatting 108
104% 117 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 105%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$100
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 88 102 89 91 90 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 480
Mixed 327
SusWrite 133
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 59.7
210% 76.1 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 336
263% 362 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 110%
Great: 115%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 999GB
266GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 104 101 101 101 103 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
58.1% Above average
Read 100
Write 94.5
Mixed 34
SusWrite 102
60% 82.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
98% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 111%
General USB Flash Disk 16GB
15GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.8 9.1 9.4 9.1 10 8.8 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
6.44% Terrible
Read 20
Write 6.8
Mixed 10.7
SusWrite 9
14% 11.6 MB/s
4K Read 6.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
25% 2.23 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.44%
Great: 16%
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 (40th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
78.3% Very good
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 32.2
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 19.7
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 87
46% 87 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 78.3%
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%
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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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