MSI B350M PRO-VDH (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 78.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics37.1% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B350M PRO-VDH (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20180707
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 18:07
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$129
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
78.5% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 107
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 362
QC Float 395
QC Mixed 388
86% 382 Pts
MC Int 590
MC Float 614
MC Mixed 606
90% 603 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7870-$203
Sapphire(174B E241) 2GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7.1
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
37.1% Below average
Lighting 109
Reflection 83.7
Parallax 154
39% 116 fps
MRender 64.5
Gravity 98.5
Splatting 91.8
36% 84.9 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 37.1%
Great: 39%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
694GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 128 156 156 158 158 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Read 150
Write 166
Mixed 110
SusWrite 151
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
240% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x4GB-$60
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 37.1
MC Mixed 32.1
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 26.5
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 85.9
47% 85.9 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 101%
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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 5,255 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) - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $458
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HDDRAMUSB
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