MSI B450M GAMING PLUS (MS-7B87)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics24.9% 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 Drive285% 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-7B87
MotherboardMSI B450M GAMING PLUS (MS-7B87)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191108
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateNov 26 '20 at 00:25
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$182
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Memory 86.3
1-Core 116
2-Core 229
83% 144 Pts
4-Core 451
8-Core 732
75% 592 Pts
64-Core 946
64% 946 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$240
XFX(1682 9560) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1295 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.20
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
24.9% Poor
Lighting 29.8
Reflection 29.2
Parallax 41.4
24% 33.5 fps
MRender 26.9
Gravity 32.9
Splatting 23.7
26% 27.8 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 24.9%
Great: 27%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2019)-$127
321GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1951 1761 1746 1747 1747 1443 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
285% Outstanding
Read 2,025
Write 2,274
Mixed 1,852
SusWrite 1,732
445% 1,971 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 64.7
218% 77.3 MB/s
DQ Read 886
DQ Write 487
DQ Mixed 736
534% 703 MB/s
Poor: 214%
This bench: 285%
Great: 337%
Hitachi HDT725040VLA380 400GB
27GB free
Firmware: V5COA52A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 58 61 61 61 62 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
33.7% Below average
Read 56.4
Write 58
Mixed 35.5
SusWrite 60.7
39% 52.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 33.7%
Great: 37%
Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 113 114 115 115 115 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
65.8% Good
Read 115
Write 113
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 114
73% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$83
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
120% Outstanding
MC Read 49.6
MC Write 45.5
MC Mixed 36.7
126% 43.9 GB/s
SC Read 29
SC Write 42.9
SC Mixed 32.1
99% 34.7 GB/s
Latency 71
56% 71 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 120%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 48%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B450M GAMING PLUS (MS-7B87) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $598
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