MSI B450 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B86)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 85.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics71.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive257% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateAug 02 '20 at 14:51
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$160
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Memory 82.8
1-Core 127
2-Core 242
86% 151 Pts
4-Core 474
8-Core 785
80% 629 Pts
64-Core 1,004
67% 1,004 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
MSI(1462 375C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
71.7% Very good
Lighting 271
Reflection 226
Parallax 281
71% 259 fps
MRender 217
Gravity 253
Splatting 174
72% 215 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$70
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 811 472 427 429 430 427 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
257% Outstanding
Read 2,315
Write 2,134
Mixed 1,479
SusWrite 499
358% 1,607 MB/s
4K Read 60.1
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 83.4
281% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,007
DQ Write 1,089
DQ Mixed 1,111
818% 1,069 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 257%
Great: 288%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
610GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 151 150 150 152 154 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 151
Mixed 91
SusWrite 147
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
239% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
86.8% Excellent
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 34
88% 31 GB/s
SC Read 24.6
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 33.9
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 75.5
53% 75.5 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 78%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B86)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $690
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