MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics16.3% 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)
Boot Drive64.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A40
MotherboardMSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210419
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '21 at 21:22
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X-$363
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Memory 73.1
1-Core 66.8
2-Core 191
62% 110 Pts
4-Core 389
8-Core 722
69% 556 Pts
64-Core 1,348
90% 1,348 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon Pro WX 3200
AMD(1002 0B0D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1295 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver:
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
16.3% Very poor
Lighting 19
Reflection 29.3
Parallax 27.3
15% 25.2 fps
MRender 26.7
Gravity 20.6
Splatting 24
17% 23.8 fps
Poor: 15%
This bench: 16.3%
Great: 18%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SATA M.2 250GB-$50
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 202 177 184 192 196 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
64.1% Good
Read 394
Write 305
Mixed 183
SusWrite 195
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 35.3
4K Mixed 27.7
80% 26.7 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 236
179% 241 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 100%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$40
465GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 124 125 126 126 127 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 120
Write 116
Mixed 64.5
SusWrite 125
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
168% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$85
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 44.5
MC Write 41.4
MC Mixed 33.2
113% 39.7 GB/s
SC Read 24.7
SC Write 38.2
SC Mixed 27.2
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 94.3
42% 94.3 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 144 23.8" 1280 720 ACR0852 XF243Y P
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
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Motherboard: MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $954
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