MSI X470 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B79)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 85.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics87.2% 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 Drive31.2% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B79
MotherboardMSI X470 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B79)  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190805
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 21 '21 at 20:04
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 13%
Watch Gameplay: Vega-56 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$184
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Memory 86.6
1-Core 124
2-Core 248
87% 153 Pts
4-Core 455
8-Core 759
77% 607 Pts
64-Core 1,013
68% 1,013 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-56-$436
CLim: 1590 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.11.2
Performing below potential (73rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
87.2% Excellent
Lighting 105
Reflection 104
Parallax 163
85% 124 fps
MRender 91.2
Gravity 115
Splatting 75.8
90% 94.1 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 35 74 83 38 118 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
31.2% Below average
Read 303
Write 53.7
Mixed 50.7
SusWrite 76.2
26% 121 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 13.2
4K Mixed 10
46% 13.4 MB/s
DQ Read 21.1
DQ Write 14
DQ Mixed 15.6
12% 16.9 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 101%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$160
624GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2204 2172 1392 1394 1413 1411 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
323% Outstanding
Read 2,415
Write 2,178
Mixed 1741
SusWrite 1,664
449% 1,999 MB/s
4K Read 56.9
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 77.8
255% 88.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,104
DQ Write 912
DQ Mixed 1,035
768% 1,017 MB/s
Poor: 248%
This bench: 323%
Great: 375%
Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB-$77
596GB free
Firmware: SM30
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 19 19 8.2 16 15 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
7.91% Terrible
Read 12.2
Write 17
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 15.1
12% 16.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.2
50% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 7.91%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2D3600C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3333 MHz clocked @ 1667 MHz
Performing below potential (92nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
105% Outstanding
MC Read 43.7
MC Write 37.1
MC Mixed 33.4
109% 38.1 GB/s
SC Read 27.2
SC Write 37.3
SC Mixed 29.7
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 105%
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 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: MSI X470 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B79)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $759
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