MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics65.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive28.5% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A40
MotherboardMSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190306
Uptime3.7 Days
Run DateOct 19 '20 at 02:44
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$209
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Memory 81
1-Core 108
2-Core 213
77% 134 Pts
4-Core 400
8-Core 672
68% 536 Pts
64-Core 894
60% 894 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$230
MSI(1462 8D91) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.55
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
65.1% Good
Lighting 84.1
Reflection 73.8
Parallax 66.2
69% 74.7 fps
MRender 62.5
Gravity 70.6
Splatting 0.04
34% 44.4 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$28
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 105 16 23 127 15 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
28.5% Poor
Read 227
Write 96.6
Mixed 85.2
SusWrite 79.4
27% 122 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 19.5
4K Mixed 10.9
46% 14.9 MB/s
DQ Read 14.3
DQ Write 15.3
DQ Mixed 14.4
11% 14.7 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 28.5%
Great: 103%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
722GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 170 172 172 172 173 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 165
Mixed 102
SusWrite 171
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
232% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C18 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 43.9
MC Write 39.3
MC Mixed 35.5
113% 39.6 GB/s
SC Read 27.2
SC Write 40.5
SC Mixed 30.6
94% 32.8 GB/s
Latency 78.8
51% 78.8 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%

 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 4,310 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) - $98

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $929
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