MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics46% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive143% 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)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200611
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJun 04 '22 at 15:56
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (17th 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-$145
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
59.3% Above average
Memory 64.4
1-Core 65.9
2-Core 122
51% 84.3 Pts
4-Core 292
8-Core 479
49% 386 Pts
64-Core 548
37% 548 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 512.95
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
46% Average
Lighting 54.4
Reflection 65.9
Parallax 57.7
44% 59.3 fps
MRender 66.6
Gravity 58.7
Splatting 61.6
48% 62.3 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 46%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$90
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 490 237 234 233 233 230 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Read 1887
Write 1,094
Mixed 505
SusWrite 276
206% 940 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 79.7
4K Mixed 41.2
154% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 43
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 62.6
53% 75.3 MB/s
Poor: 145%
This bench: 143%
Great: 241%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$80
563GB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 164 167 167 164 168 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Read 136
Write 112
Mixed 80.9
SusWrite 165
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$60
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
68.9% Good
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 26.7
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 25.3
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 115
35% 115 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 111%

 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 7 60 23.5" 1280 720 ACR0120 G235H
Typical B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) Builds (Compare 8,509 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $632
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