MSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (3rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 97 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 53%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics26.7% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory7.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 01:29
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing way below expectations (3rd 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-$110
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
53% Above average
1-Core 82.2
2-Core 159
57% 120 Pts
4-Core 284
8-Core 473
48% 378 Pts
64-Core 692
46% 692 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 53%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
Gigabyte(1458 3771) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Relative performance (0th percentile)
26.7% Poor
Lighting 89.3
Reflection 78.3
Parallax 86.8
24% 84.8 fps
MRender 66.4
Gravity 99.5
Splatting 62.7
27% 76.2 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 26.7%
Great: 61%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
560GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 123 111 136 144 144 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
47.8% Average
Read 42.5
Write 139
Mixed 39
SusWrite 124
63% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
105% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$60
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
63.4% Good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 25.1
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 13.3
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 129
31% 129 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 104%
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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 7,092 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $395
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