MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics133% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory24.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191112
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '21 at 21:56
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X-$270
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
76% Very good
Memory 65
1-Core 131
2-Core 259
83% 152 Pts
4-Core 466
8-Core 830
81% 648 Pts
64-Core 1,329
89% 1,329 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 76%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$770
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
133% Outstanding
Lighting 171
Reflection 173
Parallax 190
138% 178 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 152
Splatting 128
128% 159 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 133%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$295
1.5TB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2474 2475 2464 1782 1578 1415 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
376% Outstanding
Read 2,646
Write 2,449
Mixed 1,985
SusWrite 2,031
512% 2,278 MB/s
4K Read 66.1
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 85.3
300% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,296
DQ Write 1,116
DQ Mixed 1,196
899% 1,202 MB/s
Poor: 227%
This bench: 376%
Great: 396%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$53
296GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 69 88 86 124 149 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
62.2% Good
Read 120
Write 127
Mixed 66.3
SusWrite 96.4
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
72% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
64.6% Good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 17.9
MC Mixed 26.3
67% 23.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 23.3
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 114
35% 114 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 116%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $936
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