MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 90.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics95.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive267% 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
22 days ago, 22 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A40
MotherboardMSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 16 '19 at 22:45
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$190
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
1-Core 131
2-Core 259
92% 195 Pts
4-Core 514
8-Core 870
87% 692 Pts
64-Core 1,072
72% 1,072 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$400
Nvidia(10DE 13AD) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Lighting 313
Reflection 261
Parallax 277
82% 284 fps
MRender 348
Gravity 322
Splatting 222
97% 297 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$70
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 630 438 427 423 415 410 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
267% Outstanding
Read 2,600
Write 2,257
Mixed 1,605
SusWrite 457
385% 1,730 MB/s
4K Read 63.6
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 88.2
301% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,005
DQ Write 856
DQ Mixed 1,058
758% 973 MB/s
Poor: 183%
This bench: 267%
Great: 289%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$110
180GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 495 495 495 495 496 496 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 495
Mixed 470
SusWrite 495
112% 495 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 63
211% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 370
279% 373 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 134%
Great: 136%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3200 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
MC Read 33.8
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 34.4
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 25.5
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 34
80% 27.9 GB/s
Latency 73.3
54% 73.3 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 111%
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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 3,507 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
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Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
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Motherboard: MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $553
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