MSI B350 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics58.5% 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 Drive59.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170410
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateJan 10 '18 at 17:45
Run Duration238 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$153
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Memory 71.9
1-Core 116
2-Core 226
78% 138 Pts
4-Core 455
8-Core 727
75% 591 Pts
64-Core 971
65% 971 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$400
CLim: 1080 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
58.5% Above average
Lighting 68.8
Reflection 58.6
Parallax 110
56% 79.3 fps
MRender 59.1
Gravity 79.8
Splatting 76
62% 71.7 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 120GB-$63
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
59.6% Above average
Read 498
Write 328
Mixed 345
86% 390 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 36
4K Mixed 9.69
64% 22.4 MB/s
DQ Read 22
DQ Write 29.8
DQ Mixed 7.58
11% 19.8 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 91%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$72
561GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Read 156
Write 154
Mixed 156
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1.29
4K Write 2.38
4K Mixed 0.36
137% 1.34 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 107%
USB Flash Drive 32GB
26GB free, PID 5598
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
15.3% Very poor
Read 37.2
Write 11.1
Mixed 11.4
20% 19.9 MB/s
4K Read 6.03
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 1.11
127% 3.04 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 15.3%
Great: 15%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4-2800C DDR4 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 1067 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
47.5% Average
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 15.4
MC Mixed 14.1
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 16.2
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 97
41% 97 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 50%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B350 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A34) Builds (Compare 3,687 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B350 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A34)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $572
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