MSI B450M PRO-VDH V2 (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 50.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive78.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M PRO-VDH V2 (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190125
Uptime2.7 Days
Run DateApr 14 '19 at 13:18
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$118
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
50.9% Above average
1-Core 44
2-Core 84.8
30% 64.4 Pts
4-Core 383
8-Core 636
64% 509 Pts
64-Core 868
58% 868 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 82%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61K1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 102 97 97 58 144 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
78.8% Very good
Read 430
Write 292
Mixed 331
SusWrite 128
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 35.1
134% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 202
176% 259 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 91%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$23
121GB free
Firmware: 19.01H19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 65 64 63 66 67 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
37.8% Below average
Read 66
Write 70.7
Mixed 47.7
SusWrite 65.3
46% 62.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 37.8%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3000 C16 Series CMK8GX4M2B3200C16 3000 C16 Series CMK8GX4M2B3200C16 16GB
2933, 2933, 2933, 2933 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
97% Outstanding
MC Read 40.6
MC Write 37.1
MC Mixed 34.7
107% 37.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 27.7
SC Mixed 26
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 143
28% 143 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450M PRO-VDH V2 (MS-7A38) Builds (Compare 1,221 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 54%
Desktop 72%
Workstation 60%

Motherboard: MSI B450M PRO-VDH V2 (MS-7A38)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $408
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