MSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 89.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics70.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180626
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 00:54
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 2600-$165
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
89.3% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 116
92% 116 Pts
QC Int 418
QC Float 447
QC Mixed 428
98% 431 Pts
MC Int 884
MC Float 917
MC Mixed 911
135% 904 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$240
CLim: 1350 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
70.2% Very good
Lighting 194
Reflection 180
Parallax 284
70% 219 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 206
Splatting 131
70% 161 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 76%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Tcsunbow X3 240GB
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 423 274 273 273 271 271 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 460
Mixed 424
SusWrite 297
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 45.6
170% 59.9 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 137
168% 296 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 107%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$145
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
39.9% Below average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 12.5
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 15
SC Mixed 14.4
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 96%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450-A PRO (MS-7B86) Builds (Compare 182 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $642
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