MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 90.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics130% 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 Drive253% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A40
MotherboardMSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20220725
Uptime6 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 04:17
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%
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 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$138
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Memory 82.6
1-Core 141
2-Core 284
92% 169 Pts
4-Core 528
8-Core 842
84% 685 Pts
64-Core 1,123
70% 1,123 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$415
Nvidia(10DE 147A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
130% Outstanding
Lighting 176
Reflection 167
Parallax 158
142% 167 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 137
Splatting 116
116% 144 fps
Poor: 120%
This bench: 130%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc M.2 PCIe SSD 512GB
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0G Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1398 1349 1414 1443 1463 1584 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
253% Outstanding
Read 1,665
Write 96.9
Mixed 411
SusWrite 1,442
199% 904 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 49.5
192% 77.3 MB/s
DQ Read 900
DQ Write 876
DQ Mixed 645
551% 807 MB/s
Poor: 112%
This bench: 253%
Great: 291%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$53
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
89.4% Excellent
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 35.2
92% 32 GB/s
SC Read 26.3
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 33.3
80% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 75.8
53% 75.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 110%

 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 36 30 165 31.5" 2560 1440 GBT3203 Gigabyte M32Q
Typical B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) Builds (Compare 1,065 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $919
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