MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics78.9% 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 Drive322% 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-7A40
MotherboardMSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200611
Uptime7.8 Days
Run DateApr 01 '21 at 14:02
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X-$300
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Memory 72.1
1-Core 142
2-Core 285
91% 167 Pts
4-Core 555
8-Core 999
97% 777 Pts
64-Core 1,501
101% 1,501 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
78.9% Very good
Lighting 98.5
Reflection 108
Parallax 98
80% 101 fps
MRender 94.9
Gravity 96.9
Splatting 96.8
78% 96.2 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 88%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$145
602GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1385 1190 1147 1156 1096 1026 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
322% Outstanding
Read 2,519
Write 2,420
Mixed 1,722
SusWrite 1,167
438% 1,957 MB/s
4K Read 64.5
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 90.6
302% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,336
DQ Write 1,170
DQ Mixed 1,238
932% 1,248 MB/s
Poor: 230%
This bench: 322%
Great: 363%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
67.9% Good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 26.3
70% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 24.8
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 96.7
41% 96.7 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 122%

 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 6,454 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $975
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