MSI B350M PRO-VDH (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics22% 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 Drive84.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B350M PRO-VDH (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171205
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 13:59
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$150
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Memory 74.3
1-Core 101
2-Core 198
72% 124 Pts
4-Core 380
8-Core 622
64% 501 Pts
64-Core 801
54% 801 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$90
CLim: 1296 MHz, MLim: 1760 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.7.1
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
22% Poor
Lighting 0.1
Reflection 82.9
Parallax 114
0% 65.6 fps
MRender 64.8
Gravity 83
Splatting 79.1
23% 75.6 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 22%
Great: 24%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX300 240GB-$30
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 435 184 115 112 117 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 485
Write 433
Mixed 414
SusWrite 220
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 79.9
4K Mixed 38.5
134% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 183
148% 213 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 114%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$52
73GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 99 99 98 92 98 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
51.5% Above average
Read 81.2
Write 77.5
Mixed 60.7
SusWrite 97.5
58% 79.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
209% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G4D26BFSE.8FE BLS4G4D26BFSE.8FBD2 BLS4G4D26BFSE.8FB BLS4G4D26BFSE.8FBD2 16GB
2667, 2667, 2667, 2667 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
95.6% Outstanding
MC Read 37.2
MC Write 35.1
MC Mixed 33.1
100% 35.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 34.4
SC Mixed 26.8
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 91.8
44% 91.8 ns
Poor: 81%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 97%

 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 1,900 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI B350M PRO-VDH (MS-7A38) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $586
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