MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics17.8% 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)
Boot Drive192% 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A40
MotherboardMSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191112
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 16 '20 at 04:01
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G-$149
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Memory 78.9
1-Core 114
2-Core 227
80% 140 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 648
71% 551 Pts
64-Core 644
43% 644 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 11 (Ryzen iGPU)
MSI(1462 7A40) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.20
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
17.8% Very poor
Lighting 62.6
Reflection 47.1
Parallax 91
16% 66.9 fps
MRender 33.8
Gravity 69.3
Splatting 49.2
18% 50.8 fps
Poor: 15%
This bench: 17.8%
Great: 18%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Team TM8FP6256G 256GB
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V1.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1173 1222 1210 324 248 245 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
192% Outstanding
Read 1,626
Write 1,218
Mixed 1,016
SusWrite 737
256% 1,149 MB/s
4K Read 52.4
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 41.4
206% 77.8 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 733
DQ Mixed 62.2
163% 325 MB/s
Poor: 93%
This bench: 192%
Great: 213%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
MC Read 35.9
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 31.5
102% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 26.5
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 29.8
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 82.7
48% 82.7 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 88%
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Motherboard: MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $883
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