MSI B350M PRO-VDH (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics18.4% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B350M PRO-VDH (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 10:17
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 1400-$137
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
75% Very good
SC Int 97.2
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 101
80% 101 Pts
QC Int 360
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 374
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 556
MC Float 570
MC Mixed 569
85% 565 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 75%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
Gigabyte(1458 375C) 2GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
18.4% Very poor
Lighting 56.4
Reflection 39.6
Parallax 58
18% 51.3 fps
MRender 33.7
Gravity 54.5
Splatting 45.6
19% 44.6 fps
Poor: 15%
This bench: 18.4%
Great: 20%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
430GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 100
Write 106
Mixed 95.2
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.25
4K Mixed 0.25
75% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT8G4DFS8213.C8FDD1 Adata 12GB
2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
76.9% Very good
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 24.9
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 23.2
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 100
40% 100 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B350M PRO-VDH (MS-7A38) Builds (Compare 3,036 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI B350M PRO-VDH (MS-7A38) - $71

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $476
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