MSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics74% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
12 months ago, 11 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 11 '19 at 23:00
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%
Watch Gameplay: 1660-Ti + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X-$228
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
61.8% Good
Memory 68.2
1-Core 66.5
2-Core 183
60% 106 Pts
4-Core 298
8-Core 487
50% 392 Pts
64-Core 538
36% 538 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$269
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing below potential (49th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
74% Very good
Lighting 289
Reflection 235
Parallax 263
76% 262 fps
MRender 219
Gravity 262
Splatting 175
74% 219 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 74%
Great: 80%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 78 87 89 77 83 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
61.1% Good
Read 133
Write 139
Mixed 96
SusWrite 79.6
83% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
137% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
73.1% Very good
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 26
MC Mixed 25.7
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 19
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 106
38% 106 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 97%

 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 3,448 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $455
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