MSI X470 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B79)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 77%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics164% 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 Drive69.4% 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 (65%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B79
MotherboardMSI X470 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B79)  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201215
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 23 '21 at 18:28
Run Duration243 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 65%
Watch Gameplay: 3070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$174
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
77% Very good
Memory 83.1
1-Core 104
2-Core 201
76% 129 Pts
4-Core 381
8-Core 631
64% 506 Pts
64-Core 833
56% 833 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 77%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
MSI(1462 390C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
164% Outstanding
Lighting 238
Reflection 211
Parallax 221
192% 223 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 157
Splatting 139
132% 165 fps
Poor: 132%
This bench: 164%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 480GB-$48
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900KB3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 31 30 26 32 31 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
69.4% Good
Read 365
Write 148
Mixed 345
SusWrite 73
52% 233 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 71
4K Mixed 33.1
123% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 174
163% 248 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 102%
Thnsn51t02duk NVMe TOSHIBA 1024GB
954GB free
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 626 465 459 459 453 452 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
157% Outstanding
Read 1,062
Write 914
Mixed 917
SusWrite 486
189% 845 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 51.7
171% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 741
DQ Write 665
DQ Mixed 687
520% 698 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 157%
Great: 170%
Seagate ST500LM012 HN-M500MBB 500GB
75GB free
Firmware: 2BA30010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 62 62 62 61 62 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
35.3% Below average
Read 61
Write 57.7
Mixed 39.7
SusWrite 61.7
40% 55 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
160% 1 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 35.3%
Great: 61%
WD Elements SE 2623 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 2623
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 39 40 40 38 38 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
27.6% Poor
Read 38.8
Write 38.3
Mixed 31.3
SusWrite 39
50% 36.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.4
163% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 27.6%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 44.2
MC Write 36.5
MC Mixed 35.6
111% 38.8 GB/s
SC Read 27.1
SC Write 36.2
SC Mixed 28.3
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 74.9
53% 74.9 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 58: 6R 6G 10B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
58% 7% 331 304 239 60 21.7" 1920 1080 GSM5B55 LG FULL HD
History: Score 60: 6R 7G 9B | Score 58: 6R 6G 10B
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Gaming
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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: $827
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