MSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 71.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics53.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 21:39
Run Duration222 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 2700-$182
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
71.1% Very good
1-Core 116
2-Core 218
79% 167 Pts
4-Core 395
8-Core 772
72% 584 Pts
64-Core 1,126
76% 1,126 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$170
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
53.6% Above average
Lighting 209
Reflection 180
Parallax 195
53% 195 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 201
Splatting 156
54% 169 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$130
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 6,664
Write 5,190
Mixed 5,675
1,300% 5,843 MB/s
4K Read 419
4K Write 195
4K Mixed 228
1,030% 281 MB/s
DQ Read 1,128
DQ Write 589
DQ Mixed 746
584% 821 MB/s
Poor: 62% Great: 108%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$90
119GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 116 117 117 118 117 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
71% Very good
Read 130
Write 137
Mixed 62.1
SusWrite 117
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
177% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 71%
Great: 75%
WD Black 500GB (2008)-$40
9GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 91.1
Write 83.4
Mixed 54
57% 76.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 27% Great: 67%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$79
134GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 158 155 158 158 158 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
87% Excellent
Read 146
Write 130
Mixed 18.1
SusWrite 157
81% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.5
144% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 87%
Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$23
67GB free
Firmware: KC47
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 4,054
Write 35.4
Mixed 57.8
990% 1,382 MB/s
4K Read 369
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 2.2
15,627% 124 MB/s
Poor: 22% Great: 75%
BUFFALO External HDD 1TB
13GB free, PID 0105
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 34.9
Write 37
Mixed 27.5
42% 33.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
107% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 14% Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D30BESBK.8FB 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 45.3
MC Write 42.1
MC Mixed 34.4
116% 40.6 GB/s
SC Read 28.1
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 33.1
99% 34.6 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 112%
Great: 107%
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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 5,437 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
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Motherboard: MSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $447
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