MSI B450M GAMING PLUS (MS-7B87)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics65.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B87
MotherboardMSI B450M GAMING PLUS (MS-7B87)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190306
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateAug 06 '20 at 03:21
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$147
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Memory 73.8
1-Core 103
2-Core 191
71% 123 Pts
4-Core 368
8-Core 705
66% 537 Pts
64-Core 926
62% 926 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$230
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.08
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
65.4% Good
Lighting 263
Reflection 206
Parallax 261
69% 243 fps
MRender 229
Gravity 221
Splatting 167
66% 206 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
167GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 393 422 419 408 323 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 465
Write 442
Mixed 421
SusWrite 399
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 79.7
4K Mixed 45.7
150% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 364
276% 370 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 106%
Great: 131%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
822GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 97 92 138 149 164 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 174
Write 165
Mixed 106
SusWrite 122
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.2
232% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$65
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
67.5% Good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 24.1
70% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 22.5
SC Mixed 19.9
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 92.9
43% 92.9 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 103%

 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 3,832 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450M GAMING PLUS (MS-7B87) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $510
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