MSI B450M GAMING PLUS (MS-7B87)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics28.3% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (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.
Very high background CPU (68%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B87
MotherboardMSI B450M GAMING PLUS (MS-7B87)  (all builds)
Memory8.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190717
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateSep 11 '19 at 19:11
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 68%
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 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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-$205
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
73.3% Very good
Memory 71.7
1-Core 114
2-Core 219
76% 135 Pts
4-Core 403
8-Core 627
66% 515 Pts
64-Core 921
62% 921 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$145
Gigabyte(1458 3764) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 436.15
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
28.3% Poor
Lighting 109
Reflection 73.9
Parallax 116
29% 99.7 fps
MRender 73.6
Gravity 104
Splatting 74.2
28% 83.9 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 28.3%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hectron HECX1-240G 240GB
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: H1DB11
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 332
Write 196
Mixed 81.5
44% 203 MB/s
4K Read 13.9
4K Write 21.2
4K Mixed 18.2
56% 17.8 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 48.6
DQ Mixed 75.2
74% 124 MB/s
Poor: 53% Great: 100%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
316GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 132 131 134 134 134 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 163
Write 141
Mixed 90.8
SusWrite 133
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 85%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$65
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
76.9% Very good
MC Read 32.5
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 31.8
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 22.4
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 97.5
41% 97.5 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical B450M GAMING PLUS (MS-7B87) Builds (Compare 3,844 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450M GAMING PLUS (MS-7B87) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $510
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