MSI MPG B550 GAMING PLUS (MS-7C56)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 88.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics34.1% 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 Drive287% 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-7C56
MotherboardMSI MPG B550 GAMING PLUS (MS-7C56)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210114
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '21 at 23:13
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$330
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Memory 89.4
1-Core 139
2-Core 276
95% 168 Pts
4-Core 470
8-Core 936
87% 703 Pts
64-Core 1,453
98% 1,453 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
MSI(1462 277C) 3GB
CLim: 972 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 21.2.2
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
34.1% Below average
Lighting 43
Reflection 31.8
Parallax 55.5
35% 43.4 fps
MRender 31.4
Gravity 43.2
Splatting 24.7
33% 33.1 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
273GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 943 858 853 854 840 826 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
287% Outstanding
Read 2,547
Write 2,382
Mixed 1832
SusWrite 862
426% 1,906 MB/s
4K Read 60.4
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 79.9
261% 89 MB/s
DQ Read 1,283
DQ Write 1,015
DQ Mixed 1177
873% 1,158 MB/s
Poor: 198%
This bench: 287%
Great: 332%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
836GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 170 172 171 173 173 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 157
Mixed 104
SusWrite 172
116% 158 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
233% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
94.5% Outstanding
MC Read 35.4
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 37.4
95% 33.3 GB/s
SC Read 28.9
SC Write 26.8
SC Mixed 39.3
90% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 132%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MPG B550 GAMING PLUS (MS-7C56) Builds (Compare 7,585 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 123%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG B550 GAMING PLUS (MS-7C56) - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,123
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