MSI X470 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B79)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive104% 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B79
MotherboardMSI X470 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B79)  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191029
Uptime6 Days
Run DateSep 17 '20 at 03:18
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 26%
Watch Gameplay: 1060-6GB + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X-$273
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Memory 69.9
1-Core 135
2-Core 265
86% 157 Pts
4-Core 527
8-Core 925
91% 726 Pts
64-Core 1,396
94% 1,396 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2277 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
61.4% Good
Lighting 240
Reflection 208
Parallax 222
63% 224 fps
MRender 169
Gravity 222
Splatting 175
62% 189 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$100
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 358 175 107 86 85 67 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 475
Mixed 316
SusWrite 146
80% 358 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 54.7
190% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 345
267% 364 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 104%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$33
0GB free
Firmware: CC38
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 105
Write 84
Mixed 58
61% 82.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
117% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 30% Great: 72%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$91
2TB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 59 83 97 106 98 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
28.3% Poor
Read 20.2
Write 63.2
Mixed 10.5
SusWrite 78.7
31% 43.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.2
26% 0.1 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 28.3%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot PSD48G21332 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
66.1% Good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 17.9
MC Mixed 26.7
68% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 25.4
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 79%

 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 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 88%
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Motherboard: MSI X470 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B79)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $761
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