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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics95.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive100% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 11 '20 at 17:04
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 1700-$320
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Memory 83.2
1-Core 118
2-Core 236
83% 146 Pts
4-Core 472
8-Core 944
87% 708 Pts
64-Core 1,333
90% 1,333 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Vega Frontier Edition-$1,000
CLim: 1480 MHz, MLim: 1120 MHz, Ram: 16GB, Driver: 19.12.3
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Lighting 117
Reflection 81.4
Parallax 167
95% 122 fps
MRender 80.5
Gravity 127
Splatting 115
97% 108 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 99%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 1TB-$265
347GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 436 446 444 446 449 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 425
Write 475
Mixed 380
SusWrite 444
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 40.4
141% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 301
220% 287 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 100%
Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 172 174 173 173 175 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 133
Mixed 81
SusWrite 173
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 100%
Great: 115%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$97
1TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 119 123 121 121 123 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 114
Write 125
Mixed 59
SusWrite 121
76% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
187% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 40.8
MC Write 37.7
MC Mixed 35.5
109% 38 GB/s
SC Read 26.1
SC Write 40
SC Mixed 31.8
93% 32.6 GB/s
Latency 74.8
54% 74.8 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 105%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $653
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