MSI X470 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B79)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 62.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics51.9% 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 Drive44.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B79
MotherboardMSI X470 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B79)  (all builds)
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200611
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 03:39
Run Duration214 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 96%
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 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$210
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
62.8% Good
Memory 54.1
1-Core 44.1
2-Core 132
44% 76.6 Pts
4-Core 441
8-Core 265
52% 353 Pts
64-Core 801
54% 801 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing below potential (77th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
51.9% Above average
Lighting 63.6
Reflection 62.5
Parallax 86.4
51% 70.8 fps
MRender 60.9
Gravity 66
Splatting 45.2
52% 57.4 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$28
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 49 45 49 51 43 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
44.8% Average
Read 335
Write 167
Mixed 236
SusWrite 71.2
45% 202 MB/s
4K Read 5.8
4K Write 37.5
4K Mixed 24.2
60% 22.5 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 117
102% 150 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 44.8%
Great: 78%
Samsung 980 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
853GB free
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1146 1275 1216 1126 1404 1183 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
197% Outstanding
Read 778
Write 986
Mixed 745
SusWrite 1,225
212% 934 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 82.5
4K Mixed 44.8
151% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,097
DQ Write 880
DQ Mixed 895
695% 957 MB/s
Poor: 192%
This bench: 197%
Great: 358%
WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB
855GB free
Firmware: 401020WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 235 243 222 199 230 219 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
51.3% Above average
Read 196
Write 316
Mixed 126
SusWrite 224
49% 216 MB/s
4K Read 6.6
4K Write 68.1
4K Mixed 18.1
69% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 111
104% 164 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 119%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$60
38GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 115 117 119 115 102 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
51.4% Above average
Read 71
Write 129
Mixed 52.7
SusWrite 108
66% 90.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0
61% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2011)-$75
424GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 96 94 99 100 93 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
55.7% Above average
Read 98
Write 104
Mixed 56
SusWrite 96
65% 88.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 64%
Seagate Barracuda 8TB (2017)-$200
6.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 164 165 172 173 159 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 46% Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda 8TB (2017)-$200
7.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 162 166 170 168 156 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Read 120
Write 95.8
Mixed 74.6
SusWrite 162
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1.1
271% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$113
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
57.6% Above average
MC Read 24.8
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 23.2
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 15.3
SC Mixed 22.8
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 146
27% 146 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 106%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: MSI X470 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B79)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $774
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