MSI B450M GAMING PLUS (MS-7B87)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 94.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics54% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 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 Drive288% 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-7B87
MotherboardMSI B450M GAMING PLUS (MS-7B87)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190725
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateSep 19 '19 at 19:18
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X-$234
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
1-Core 137
2-Core 272
96% 204 Pts
4-Core 531
8-Core 892
90% 712 Pts
64-Core 1,112
75% 1,112 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$170
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 436.15
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
54% Above average
Lighting 211
Reflection 183
Parallax 197
54% 197 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 202
Splatting 156
54% 169 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 54%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$71
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1490 400 399 404 405 405 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
288% Outstanding
Read 2,590
Write 2,261
Mixed 1609
SusWrite 584
392% 1,761 MB/s
4K Read 67.9
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 94.7
323% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 1,013
DQ Write 1,154
DQ Mixed 1,174
859% 1,114 MB/s
Poor: 162%
This bench: 288%
Great: 288%
Kingston A400 240GB-$31
78GB free
Firmware: SBFK71B1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 51 72 72 51 51 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
75% Very good
Read 435
Write 178
Mixed 303
SusWrite 61.8
54% 245 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 30.9
138% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 170
159% 243 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 75%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$65
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
MC Read 32.8
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 32.6
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 32.5
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 74
54% 74 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 106%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450M GAMING PLUS (MS-7B87) Builds (Compare 5,378 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI B450M GAMING PLUS (MS-7B87) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $474
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