MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 49%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics58.3% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive68.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A40
MotherboardMSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181106
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 17 '20 at 07:34
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 17%
Watch Gameplay: 580 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (26th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G-$104
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
49% Average
Memory 61.4
1-Core 85
2-Core 161
59% 103 Pts
4-Core 198
8-Core 336
34% 267 Pts
64-Core 362
24% 362 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 49%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$170
CLim: 1365 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.4.2
Performing below potential (71st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
58.3% Above average
Lighting 214
Reflection 177
Parallax 280
56% 224 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 216
Splatting 133
59% 165 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$47
401GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKK1B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 400 400 419 422 421 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
68.2% Good
Read 120
Write 339
Mixed 155
SusWrite 400
58% 253 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 61.3
4K Mixed 23.5
94% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 149
137% 206 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 102%
Generic Flash Disk 32GB
10GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1.6 2.1 2.3 2 2 2.2 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
0.9% Terrible
Read 3.2
Write 0.5
Mixed 3
SusWrite 2
3% 2.17 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
0% 0 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 0.9%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$86
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
68.1% Good
MC Read 24
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 25.6
72% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 17.9
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 124
32% 124 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 68.1%
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 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $864
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