MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 91.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics79.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200611
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateSep 18 '21 at 22:16
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$212
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Memory 84.7
1-Core 136
2-Core 269
92% 163 Pts
4-Core 526
8-Core 859
88% 692 Pts
64-Core 1095
74% 1095 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
MSI(1462 3303) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2027 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing below potential (55th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
79.8% Very good
Lighting 101
Reflection 107
Parallax 108
82% 105 fps
MRender 90.7
Gravity 96.9
Splatting 96
78% 94.5 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,002
Write 1,083
Mixed 578
267% 1,221 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 65.8
235% 89.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,238
DQ Write 890
DQ Mixed 1,016
772% 1,048 MB/s
Poor: 149% Great: 258%
Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016)-$90
2TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 155 158 159 158 159 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 148
Mixed 72
SusWrite 157
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
970GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 160 163 164 163 163 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 130
Mixed 83.9
SusWrite 163
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 93%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$68
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
86.7% Excellent
MC Read 33.9
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 34.2
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 26
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 33.8
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 12: 2R 0G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
12% 17% 23 110 7 30 84.6" 1707 960 SAM0D3A SAMSUNG
Typical B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) Builds (Compare 6,967 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $889
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