MSI B450M PRO-M2 MAX (MS-7B84)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 124%
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 91.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics59.7% 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 Drive280% 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-7B84
MotherboardMSI B450M PRO-M2 MAX (MS-7B84)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190807
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 06 '19 at 00:52
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
1-Core 132
2-Core 262
93% 197 Pts
4-Core 517
8-Core 850
87% 684 Pts
64-Core 1068
72% 1068 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$159
CLim: 1411 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.10.16
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
59.7% Above average
Lighting 218
Reflection 187
Parallax 292
57% 233 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 220
Splatting 140
60% 171 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$109
899GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1499 1505 1524 1534 1534 1534 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
280% Outstanding
Read 1,510
Write 1525
Mixed 1,114
SusWrite 1,522
320% 1,418 MB/s
4K Read 61.8
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 83.8
294% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 686
DQ Write 937
DQ Mixed 272
356% 632 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 280%
Great: 281%
WD 1600JB External 160GB
136GB free, PID 0901
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.8 0 23 15 0 14 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
13.4% Very poor
Read 32.7
Write 31.8
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 9.5
32% 24.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
104% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 13.4%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D32AESBK.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
73.2% Very good
MC Read 31
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 29.1
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 18.3
SC Mixed 27.7
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 87.2
46% 87.2 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 73.2%
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 B450M PRO-M2 MAX (MS-7B84) Builds (Compare 780 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 58%
Desktop 73%
Workstation 63%

Motherboard: MSI B450M PRO-M2 MAX (MS-7B84)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $454
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