MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 86.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics58.4% 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)
Boot Drive250% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A40
MotherboardMSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200611
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 23 '20 at 12:29
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User HKG-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 1060-3GB + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th 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-$164
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Memory 84.5
1-Core 120
2-Core 236
84% 147 Pts
4-Core 477
8-Core 761
79% 619 Pts
64-Core 1,017
68% 1,017 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$210
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2202 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (96th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (74 fps cap detected)
58.4% Above average
Lighting 72.5
Reflection 73.8
Parallax 72.2
60% 72.8 fps
MRender 79.4
Gravity 70.5
Splatting 74.2
47% 74.7 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 58%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$63
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32B1T3NA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 654 402 561 510 477 425 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
250% Outstanding
Read 2,384
Write 1907
Mixed 1,604
SusWrite 505
356% 1,600 MB/s
4K Read 59.8
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 80.5
268% 93.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,003
DQ Write 827
DQ Mixed 587
529% 805 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 250%
Great: 315%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$55
1TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 187 187 184 187 188 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 176
Mixed 30
SusWrite 185
103% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$71
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 44.5
MC Write 40.9
MC Mixed 34.8
114% 40.1 GB/s
SC Read 28.4
SC Write 37.8
SC Mixed 30.4
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 72.7
55% 72.7 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%

 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 4,199 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $893
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $190Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $34
Intel Core i5-9400F $143Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-10600K $260Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $190Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $44
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $71SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $30Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback