MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 141%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 131%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 91%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics155% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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)
Memory6.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200611
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateDec 30 '20 at 22:26
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
91% Outstanding
Memory 88.6
1-Core 135
2-Core 258
92% 161 Pts
4-Core 502
8-Core 821
84% 662 Pts
64-Core 1,089
73% 1,089 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 91%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Nvidia(10DE 146B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing below potential (55th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
155% Outstanding
Lighting 219
Reflection 205
Parallax 213
177% 212 fps
MRender 193
Gravity 154
Splatting 135
129% 161 fps
Poor: 130%
This bench: 155%
Great: 164%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$120
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 499
Write 399
Mixed 316
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 52.4
191% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 171
182% 301 MB/s
Poor: 61% Great: 109%
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB-$199
335GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 465 456 479 467 461 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 491
Write 191
Mixed 265
SusWrite 465
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 58.1
201% 71.2 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 271
231% 338 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 127%
Great: 126%
3 1TB SSD 1TB
406GB free
Firmware: R1108A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 73 175 76 45 60 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Read 400
Write 425
Mixed 339
SusWrite 140
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 30.4
151% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 46.5
92% 178 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 97%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$25
348GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 120 122 121 121 114 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Read 148
Write 130
Mixed 84
SusWrite 119
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$100
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 36.5
95% 33.3 GB/s
SC Read 26.6
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 35.5
84% 29.5 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 93.5%
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 5,464 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) - $122

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $871
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