MSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 90.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics137% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive304% 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-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 04 '19 at 23:40
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$175
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
1-Core 132
2-Core 263
93% 198 Pts
4-Core 510
8-Core 821
85% 665 Pts
64-Core 1,047
70% 1,047 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 546
Reflection 527
Parallax 614
143% 562 fps
MRender 274
Gravity 524
Splatting 295
137% 364 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 137%
Great: 147%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$88
434GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2179 618 617 619 616 615 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
304% Outstanding
Read 2,548
Write 2,366
Mixed 1,659
SusWrite 877
416% 1,863 MB/s
4K Read 66.1
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 91
305% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1274
DQ Write 1,133
DQ Mixed 1,194
898% 1,200 MB/s
Poor: 190%
This bench: 304%
Great: 320%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
69.2% Good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 27.5
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 24.9
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 98.7
40% 98.7 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86) Builds (Compare 2,604 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $728
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