MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 83%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics49.9% 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 Drive98.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 11 '19 at 00:07
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$115
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
83% Excellent
1-Core 119
2-Core 237
84% 178 Pts
4-Core 473
8-Core 799
80% 636 Pts
64-Core 1,010
68% 1,010 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 83%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$120
Sapphire(1DA2 E353) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1284 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.7.1
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
49.9% Average
Lighting 186
Reflection 172
Parallax 250
49% 202 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 180
Splatting 128
50% 149 fps
Poor: 42%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS500G2B0B-00YS70 500GB
331GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 422 421 425 418 415 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 416
Write 393
Mixed 334
SusWrite 418
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 34.3
143% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 248
197% 274 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 116%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
678GB free
Firmware: 2BA30003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 99 100 100 100 100 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
56% Above average
Read 95.1
Write 62.7
Mixed 54.4
SusWrite 99.9
57% 78 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 56%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 41.4
MC Write 37
MC Mixed 33.1
106% 37.2 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 38.1
SC Mixed 27.5
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 76.9
52% 76.9 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 102%
Great: 102%
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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 3,468 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $543
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