MSI X470 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B79)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics27.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive115% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B79
MotherboardMSI X470 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B79)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180423
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 08 '18 at 18:08
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$210
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
SC Int 118
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 122
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 457
QC Float 486
QC Mixed 468
106% 470 Pts
MC Int 969
MC Float 990
MC Mixed 983
147% 981 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
CLim: 1070 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
27.2% Poor
Lighting 0.2
Reflection 89.8
Parallax 149
17% 79.5 fps
MRender 63.7
Gravity 95.4
Splatting 88.9
35% 82.7 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 27.2%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB (2017)-$90
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: B35900WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 216 194 210 212 212 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 606
Write 556
Mixed 463
SusWrite 212
103% 459 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 42.9
173% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 620
DQ Write 525
DQ Mixed 350
323% 498 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 115%
Great: 143%
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
236GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 333 333 331 332 333 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
Read 446
Write 330
Mixed 303
SusWrite 332
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 37.7
147% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 151
141% 213 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 97%
Crucial BX100 250GB-$160
197GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 357 358 358 359 358 358 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 358
Mixed 330
SusWrite 358
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 90
4K Mixed 40.6
139% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 194
175% 264 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 103%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 32GB-$11
29GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 43 28 14 14 13 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
31.7% Below average
Read 126
Write 43.2
Mixed 57.9
SusWrite 25.9
72% 63.3 MB/s
4K Read 6.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.8
155% 3.57 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLE8G4D30AEEA.K16FD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 42
MC Write 38.8
MC Mixed 36.8
112% 39.2 GB/s
SC Read 27
SC Write 39.7
SC Mixed 33.1
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X470 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B79) Builds (Compare 2,036 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X470 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B79)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $822
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