MSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 20%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (11th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 89 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 an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 20.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics90.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190709
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 13 '19 at 19:59
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing way below expectations (11th 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 1.75 GHz (avg)
Relative performance (0th percentile)
20.3% Poor
1-Core 17.7
2-Core 35.3
12% 26.5 Pts
4-Core 151
8-Core 416
33% 284 Pts
64-Core 569
38% 569 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 20.3%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$400
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.11.1
Relative performance (0th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Lighting 80.3
Reflection 89.6
Parallax 302
21% 157 fps
MRender 221
Gravity 348
Splatting 328
94% 299 fps
Poor: 100%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB (2018)-$60
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,422
Write 1,253
Mixed 1,119
282% 1,265 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 34.8
4K Mixed 27.4
90% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 145
109% 147 MB/s
Poor: 136% Great: 223%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$37
185GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 128 133 132 132 134 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
73.9% Very good
Read 128
Write 61.2
Mixed 76.7
SusWrite 130
73% 98.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
60.6% Good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 16.5
MC Mixed 28.3
69% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 7.4
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 11.5
25% 8.9 GB/s
Latency 180
22% 180 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 107%
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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 (MS-7B86) Builds (Compare 7,402 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
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Motherboard: MSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $388
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