MSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 90.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics54.8% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive266% 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.
Run History
3 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190828
Uptime3 Days
Run DateNov 18 '19 at 21:35
Run Duration206 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
1-Core 135
2-Core 266
95% 201 Pts
4-Core 495
8-Core 827
84% 661 Pts
64-Core 1,052
71% 1,052 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$428
Nvidia(10DE 1131) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1632 MHz, MLim: 2037 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
54.8% Above average
Lighting 59.9
Reflection 59.8
Parallax 59.9
16% 59.9 fps
MRender 174
Gravity 199
Splatting 59.8
57% 144 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2019)-$90
350GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1217 823 828 833 832 836 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
266% Outstanding
Read 1,987
Write 2,167
Mixed 1,668
SusWrite 895
377% 1,679 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 72.7
258% 98.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,249
DQ Write 1,090
DQ Mixed 1157
871% 1,165 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 266%
Great: 279%
Mushkin Reactor 1TB-$192
106GB free
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 302 316 357 329 185 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
79.2% Very good
Read 439
Write 427
Mixed 311
SusWrite 319
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 61.4
4K Mixed 33.3
117% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 72.1
DQ Mixed 97.4
82% 123 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
486GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 147 149 149 149 149 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 155
Write 148
Mixed 74
SusWrite 148
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D32AESBK.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
67% Good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 17.2
MC Mixed 26.1
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 26.3
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 92.9
43% 92.9 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 67%
Great: 113%
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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 8,185 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $412
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