MSI X470 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B79)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics51.3% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive177% 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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B79
MotherboardMSI X470 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B79)  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200611
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 15 '21 at 00:18
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$103
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Memory 77
1-Core 112
2-Core 205
76% 131 Pts
4-Core 380
8-Core 638
64% 509 Pts
64-Core 859
58% 859 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (61st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
51.3% Above average
Lighting 63.6
Reflection 68.9
Parallax 61.8
51% 64.8 fps
MRender 66.4
Gravity 62.9
Splatting 53.9
51% 61.1 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
XPG GAMMIX S11 Pro 1TB
362GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A4SANA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1452 550 359 369 357 358 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
177% Outstanding
Read 2,132
Write 997
Mixed 219
SusWrite 574
214% 980 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 58.3
4K Mixed 41.5
131% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 586
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 397
280% 368 MB/s
Poor: 179%
This bench: 177%
Great: 375%
Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB-$76
11GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 37 38 38 38 39 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 27% Great: 70%
WD Blue 2.5" 320GB (2009)-$40
134GB free
Firmware: 11.01A11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 48 48 49 48 49 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
30.6% Below average
Read 57.9
Write 57.9
Mixed 40.3
SusWrite 48.5
38% 51.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 1 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 30.6%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
93% Outstanding
MC Read 37
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 30.6
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 26.2
79% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 86.3
46% 86.3 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 93%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 87%
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Motherboard: MSI X470 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B79)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $779
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