MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 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 83.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics98.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive244% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A40
MotherboardMSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200611
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 19 '20 at 01:45
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-$284
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Memory 68.5
1-Core 140
2-Core 278
88% 162 Pts
4-Core 528
8-Core 952
92% 740 Pts
64-Core 1,443
97% 1,443 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$390
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.9.1
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
98.2% Outstanding
Lighting 83
Reflection 75.6
Parallax 648
22% 269 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 380
Splatting 374
102% 332 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 549 205 204 200 200 195 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
244% Outstanding
Read 2,502
Write 1,137
Mixed 1312
SusWrite 259
287% 1,302 MB/s
4K Read 61.2
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 84.3
283% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 977
DQ Write 822
DQ Mixed 1,006
725% 935 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 244%
Great: 278%
Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB-$59
14GB free
Firmware: 525ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 57 56 49 50 51 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
42.3% Average
Read 164
Write 50.5
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 52.7
19% 85.4 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 53
4K Mixed 27.8
96% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 67.2
DQ Write 50.1
DQ Mixed 45.6
38% 54.3 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 70%
SanDisk SSD 64GB-$56
59GB free
Firmware: 2.0.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 214 219 215 219 214 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
47.8% Average
Read 440
Write 209
Mixed 132
SusWrite 216
55% 249 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 14.9
4K Mixed 12.4
53% 15.5 MB/s
DQ Read 31.3
DQ Write 14.7
DQ Mixed 13
12% 19.7 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 48%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
529GB free
Firmware: CC24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 135 137 135 138 138 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Read 151
Write 152
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 136
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
65.4% Good
MC Read 27
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 25
67% 23.4 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 24.5
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) Builds (Compare 3,825 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $879
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