MSI B350 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 54.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics24.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive73.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (53%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170410
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 19:16
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 53%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Athlon X4 950 Quad Core
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
54.4% Above average
SC Int 85.9
SC Float 70.2
SC Mixed 77.7
62% 77.9 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 225
QC Mixed 279
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 320
MC Float 220
MC Mixed 276
41% 272 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 260X-$120
MSI(1462 293A) 1GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
24.4% Poor
Lighting 68.3
Reflection 72.8
Parallax 85.6
23% 75.6 fps
MRender 55.1
Gravity 58.4
Splatting 70.7
25% 61.4 fps
Poor: 21%
This bench: 24.4%
Great: 30%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
73.6% Very good
Read 481
Write 387
Mixed 409
95% 426 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 42.1
4K Mixed 17.7
87% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 99.4
DQ Mixed 18
40% 81.7 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 2400 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 1067 MHz clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
26.8% Poor
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 8.4
MC Mixed 8.5
26% 9.23 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 5.9
SC Mixed 7.8
20% 6.87 GB/s
Latency 110
36% 110 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 26.8%
Great: 47%
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 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 3,585 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $652
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