MSI B450 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B86)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics120% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200418
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 06:53
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%
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 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Memory 81.2
1-Core 131
2-Core 252
88% 155 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 763
76% 607 Pts
64-Core 968
65% 968 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$400
Nvidia(10DE 147A) ≥ 4GB; NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Founders Edition
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
120% Outstanding
Lighting 164
Reflection 152
Parallax 144
132% 153 fps
MRender 161
Gravity 126
Splatting 107
106% 131 fps
Poor: 118%
This bench: 120%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
CT500P2SSD8 500GB
4GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR010
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,142
Write 1,366
Mixed 1,241
280% 1,250 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 66.9
229% 83.9 MB/s
DQ Read 966
DQ Write 732
DQ Mixed 885
652% 861 MB/s
Poor: 145% Great: 236%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
326GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 99 101 102 102 102 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 104
Write 103
Mixed 73
SusWrite 101
70% 95.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
219% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 107%
WD WD5000AZLX-00K4KA0 500GB
353GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 165 168 170 171 169 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Read 156
Write 164
Mixed 90.4
SusWrite 168
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
192% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
87.2% Excellent
MC Read 35.7
MC Write 23.7
MC Mixed 35.1
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.6
SC Write 22.9
SC Mixed 31.3
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 78.4
51% 78.4 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B86) Builds (Compare 20,551 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B86)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $736
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