MSI MPG B550 GAMING PLUS (MS-7C56)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 75.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics31.3% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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)
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.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C56
MotherboardMSI MPG B550 GAMING PLUS (MS-7C56)  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200701
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 07 '21 at 14:57
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%
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 PC Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT-$300
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
75.2% Very good
Memory 79.3
1-Core 110
2-Core 204
76% 131 Pts
4-Core 383
8-Core 622
64% 502 Pts
64-Core 820
55% 820 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
Asus(1043 85B7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.11
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
31.3% Below average
Lighting 35
Reflection 39.4
Parallax 32.3
28% 35.6 fps
MRender 35.9
Gravity 44.3
Splatting 40.2
35% 40.1 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$35
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1Z40102
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 475
Write 438
Mixed 27
69% 313 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 15.1
4K Mixed 26.3
75% 21.1 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 1.2
76% 181 MB/s
Poor: 34% Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$60
20GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 143 144 215 173 143 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
73.4% Very good
Read 96.2
Write 138
Mixed 68.9
SusWrite 160
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
80% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$110
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
79.7% Very good
MC Read 33.2
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 32.9
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 21.4
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 81.9
49% 81.9 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MPG B550 GAMING PLUS (MS-7C56) Builds (Compare 11,313 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG B550 GAMING PLUS (MS-7C56) - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,058
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