MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 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 78.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics133% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive230% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A40
MotherboardMSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40)  (all builds)
Memory23.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200611
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 03:41
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X-$340
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 4.25 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Memory 68.9
1-Core 128
2-Core 253
83% 150 Pts
4-Core 472
8-Core 841
82% 657 Pts
64-Core 1,318
88% 1,318 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
EVGA(3842 3751) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.09
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
133% Outstanding
Lighting 174
Reflection 88.8
Parallax 101
139% 121 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 122
Splatting 61.5
82% 110 fps
Poor: 147%
This bench: 133%
Great: 184%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM981 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
395GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXA7301Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1633 839 572 580 578 581 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
230% Outstanding
Read 1,936
Write 1586
Mixed 1,099
SusWrite 797
302% 1,354 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 78.4
4K Mixed 54.9
161% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,269
DQ Write 1,117
DQ Mixed 1182
889% 1,189 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 230%
Great: 289%
Toshiba MQ04ABF100 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: JU002U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 137 138 139 139 138 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 142
Write 142
Mixed 53
SusWrite 138
86% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5.9
4K Mixed 0.6
234% 2.63 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 3200 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
74.8% Very good
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 30.4
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 21.5
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 104
38% 104 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 88%
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Motherboard: MSI B450I GAMING PLUS AC (MS-7A40) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $886
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