MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics57.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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)
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
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A40
MotherboardMSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191112
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 21 '20 at 16:44
Run Duration200 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600AF-$105
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Memory 87.7
1-Core 108
2-Core 214
80% 137 Pts
4-Core 425
8-Core 696
71% 560 Pts
64-Core 900
60% 900 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super)-$160
Gigabyte(1458 401B) ≥ 4GB; gv-n165soc-4gd
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
57.4% Above average
Lighting 228
Reflection 188
Parallax 225
60% 214 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 211
Splatting 124
58% 160 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$125
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,484
Write 2,295
Mixed 1,798
488% 2,192 MB/s
4K Read 56.4
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 71.4
232% 77.1 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 448
DQ Mixed 274
225% 314 MB/s
Poor: 218% Great: 334%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$90
405GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 159 153 154 151 157 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
67% Good
Read 80
Write 112
Mixed 68.2
SusWrite 154
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
98% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 67%
Great: 93%
Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB-$270
221GB free
Firmware: ML6OA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 82 79 44 59 54 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
52.1% Above average
Read 116
Write 111
Mixed 65.5
SusWrite 65.7
66% 89.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 44.1
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 34.7
113% 39.6 GB/s
SC Read 25.7
SC Write 41
SC Mixed 28.6
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) Builds (Compare 5,856 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $608
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