MSI B450 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B86)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 90.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics113% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 26 '20 at 17:38
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$175
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
1-Core 131
2-Core 256
91% 194 Pts
4-Core 510
8-Core 845
86% 677 Pts
64-Core 1,023
69% 1,023 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$522
MSI(1462 3369) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2527 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 445.75
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Lighting 440
Reflection 393
Parallax 454
116% 429 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 427
Splatting 260
113% 312 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 113%
Great: 115%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 2TB-$74
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 30 88 108 102 114 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
36.5% Below average
Read 46.3
Write 99.2
Mixed 40.3
SusWrite 80.6
49% 66.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.2
70% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 36.5%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$84
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
89% Excellent
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 35
91% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 25.8
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 34.2
80% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 89%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B86) Builds (Compare 6,659 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B86)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $719
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