MSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 89.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics71.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory11 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 01:33
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$139
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
89.1% Excellent
SC Int 109
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 111
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 431
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 897
MC Float 949
MC Mixed 937
139% 928 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$208
Gigabyte(1458 3771) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
71.1% Very good
Lighting 221
Reflection 198
Parallax 210
67% 210 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 204
Splatting 166
74% 173 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
560GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 150 159 162 168 163 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 162
Mixed 85
SusWrite 156
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
76.9% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 26.5
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 27.3
SC Mixed 22.9
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 87.4
46% 87.4 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450-A PRO (MS-7B86) Builds (Compare 3,358 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 145% - Outstanding Total price: $450
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