MSI B450M PRO-VDH PLUS (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics64.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive218% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M PRO-VDH PLUS (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190830
Uptime1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '19 at 21:38
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$185
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
1-Core 126
2-Core 252
89% 189 Pts
4-Core 512
8-Core 797
84% 654 Pts
64-Core 1,032
69% 1,032 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$210
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
64.3% Good
Lighting 294
Reflection 224
Parallax 243
77% 254 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 239
Splatting 172
64% 186 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 66%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN500 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$75
391GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 201000WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 896 780 750 749 748 749 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
218% Outstanding
Read 1,223
Write 1,264
Mixed 1,124
SusWrite 778
247% 1,097 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 71.9
253% 94.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,084
DQ Write 852
DQ Mixed 990
735% 975 MB/s
Poor: 136%
This bench: 218%
Great: 228%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$55
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
84% Excellent
MC Read 34.5
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 33.1
86% 30 GB/s
SC Read 24.2
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 32.1
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 75.3
53% 75.3 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 84%
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 B450M PRO-VDH PLUS (MS-7A38) Builds (Compare 2,940 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI B450M PRO-VDH PLUS (MS-7A38)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $362
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