MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics24.6% 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 Drive79.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (96%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A40
MotherboardMSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)  (all builds)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200611
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 22:58
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 96%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 3 3200G-$167
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
61.7% Good
Memory 65
1-Core 54.5
2-Core 154
52% 91 Pts
4-Core 330
8-Core 376
47% 353 Pts
64-Core 383
26% 383 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270-$140
CLim: 945 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 21.3.1
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
24.6% Poor
Lighting 30.9
Reflection 34.6
Parallax 40.7
25% 35.4 fps
MRender 29.1
Gravity 30
Splatting 23.6
24% 27.6 fps
Poor: 23%
This bench: 24.6%
Great: 26%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8250G 250GB
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 249 167 160 195 240 180 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Read 299
Write 79.5
Mixed 324
SusWrite 199
50% 225 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 98.4
4K Mixed 36.6
139% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 524
DQ Write 36.9
DQ Mixed 88.5
113% 217 MB/s
Poor: 119%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 234%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
62.4% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 24.9
MC Mixed 24.1
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 14.3
38% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 114
35% 114 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 62.4%
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 5,790 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $912
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