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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 89.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics65.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive121% 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 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190829
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 12 '19 at 14:18
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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-$190
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
1-Core 131
2-Core 258
92% 194 Pts
4-Core 506
8-Core 834
85% 670 Pts
64-Core 1,033
69% 1,033 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$244
Nvidia(10DE 13D3) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
65.2% Good
Lighting 265
Reflection 198
Parallax 241
70% 234 fps
MRender 237
Gravity 217
Splatting 165
65% 206 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$59
255GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 444 454 462 426 385 396 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 464
Mixed 445
SusWrite 428
104% 460 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 54.9
186% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 297
244% 350 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 121%
Great: 125%
Kingston A400 480GB-$53
447GB free
Firmware: SBFKK1B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 457 462 461 449 467 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 401
Write 428
Mixed 357
SusWrite 458
93% 411 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 91.7
4K Mixed 38.3
146% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 169
160% 244 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 101%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
88.7% Excellent
MC Read 35.9
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 35
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 25.3
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 34.1
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 109%
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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 812 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $700
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