MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (98th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 2 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics28.5% 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 Drive96% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A40
MotherboardMSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190124
Uptime3.3 Days
Run DateMay 03 '19 at 15:05
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X-$126
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
75.1% Very good
1-Core 120
2-Core 221
81% 170 Pts
4-Core 422
8-Core 685
70% 553 Pts
64-Core 682
46% 682 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$167
CLim: 1200 MHz, MLim: 2200 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.3.3
Relative performance (0th percentile)
28.5% Poor
Lighting 0.2
Reflection 163
Parallax 260
12% 141 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 199
Splatting 124
50% 153 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 28.5%
Great: 59%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 194 177 192 188 189 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
96% Outstanding
Read 468
Write 425
Mixed 296
SusWrite 197
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 48.8
170% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 208
176% 257 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 96%
Great: 92%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
238GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 184 185 185 184 185 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 215
Write 85
Mixed 54
SusWrite 180
97% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 113%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 43.1
MC Write 40.4
MC Mixed 35.6
113% 39.7 GB/s
SC Read 24.6
SC Write 40
SC Mixed 28.3
88% 31 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 108%
Great: 102%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) Builds (Compare 2,510 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) - $129

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $594
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