MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 95.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics77.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive230% 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A40
MotherboardMSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20210929
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 15 '22 at 10:10
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$289
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Memory 87.6
1-Core 151
2-Core 297
100% 179 Pts
4-Core 555
8-Core 931
94% 743 Pts
64-Core 1,255
84% 1,255 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2235 MHz, MLim: 3625 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 497.29
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Lighting 98.9
Reflection 98.6
Parallax 91.4
80% 96.3 fps
MRender 120
Gravity 86.8
Splatting 78.2
74% 95 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$90
789GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1492 815 826 828 826 827 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
230% Outstanding
Read 1,594
Write 1,726
Mixed 1,272
SusWrite 936
311% 1382 MB/s
4K Read 49.9
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 74.2
250% 91.1 MB/s
DQ Read 823
DQ Write 573
DQ Mixed 710
527% 702 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 230%
Great: 274%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$59
192GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 466 467 468 468 468 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 472
Mixed 442
SusWrite 467
106% 471 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 53.7
176% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 298
245% 350 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 120%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$42
540GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 140 155 154 156 147 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
76.2% Very good
Read 117
Write 98.9
Mixed 75.4
SusWrite 149
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
106% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$76
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
MC Read 40.3
MC Write 23.8
MC Mixed 35.6
95% 33.2 GB/s
SC Read 31
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 36.6
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 6 60 27" 1280 720 DEL415A DELL U2719D
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 86%
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Motherboard: MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $994
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