MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 140%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 132%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 99.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics138% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive271% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A40
MotherboardMSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201221
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 24 '21 at 21:49
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X-$270
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Memory 92.7
1-Core 158
2-Core 318
106% 190 Pts
4-Core 575
8-Core 977
98% 776 Pts
64-Core 1,206
81% 1,206 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$400
Nvidia(10DE 2486) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.47
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
138% Outstanding
Lighting 190
Reflection 182
Parallax 169
154% 180 fps
MRender 191
Gravity 143
Splatting 123
121% 152 fps
Poor: 118%
This bench: 138%
Great: 141%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk Ultra 3D NVMe 1TB
858GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1439 841 843 846 846 847 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
271% Outstanding
Read 1,596
Write 1,726
Mixed 1,395
SusWrite 944
318% 1,415 MB/s
4K Read 55.5
4K Write 216
4K Mixed 85.8
308% 119 MB/s
DQ Read 1,343
DQ Write 1,126
DQ Mixed 1,240
927% 1,237 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 271%
Great: 270%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$83
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
MC Read 40.6
MC Write 24.3
MC Mixed 36
96% 33.6 GB/s
SC Read 31.9
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 37.1
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 110%

 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 6,456 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: $957
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