MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 88.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics92.9% 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 Drive262% 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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191112
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 27 '20 at 09:19
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$313
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Memory 83.6
1-Core 141
2-Core 276
93% 167 Pts
4-Core 501
8-Core 946
90% 723 Pts
64-Core 1478
99% 1478 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$338
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Lighting 115
Reflection 99.8
Parallax 114
93% 110 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 111
Splatting 91.1
92% 113 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 96%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDS500G3XHC-00SJG0 500GB
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1004 702 710 702 657 671 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
262% Outstanding
Read 2,022
Write 2,199
Mixed 1,721
SusWrite 741
375% 1,671 MB/s
4K Read 49.3
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 75.7
270% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1279
DQ Write 1,078
DQ Mixed 1,160
874% 1,172 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 262%
Great: 278%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$110
931GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 493 493 493 493 493 493 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 490
Mixed 449
SusWrite 493
110% 486 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 64.3
216% 77.3 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 370
278% 372 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 135%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$77
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
83% Excellent
MC Read 30.6
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 32.6
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 25.8
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 34.9
80% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 74.1
54% 74.1 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 83%
Great: 109%

 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 4,985 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) - $124

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $906
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