MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics94.7% 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 Drive221% 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 21 '20 at 00:51
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 3500X-$160
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
1-Core 132
2-Core 260
92% 196 Pts
4-Core 510
8-Core 753
81% 632 Pts
64-Core 753
51% 753 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-56-$380
AMD(1002 0B36) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1662 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.2.1
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Lighting 342
Reflection 239
Parallax 573
90% 384 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 366
Splatting 300
96% 285 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 96%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN500 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$76
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 201000WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 917 742 746 744 568 538 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
221% Outstanding
Read 1,226
Write 1,389
Mixed 1,107
SusWrite 709
249% 1108 MB/s
4K Read 48.8
4K Write 182
4K Mixed 74.2
266% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,086
DQ Write 1033
DQ Mixed 1,086
808% 1,068 MB/s
Poor: 132%
This bench: 221%
Great: 225%
Q-720 720GB
568GB free
Firmware: S0424A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 444 447 448 448 446 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 427
Mixed 377
SusWrite 444
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 22
132% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 27.7
80% 163 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G4D32AET4K.M8FE1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3400 MHz clocked @ 1700 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
MC Read 42.3
MC Write 25.5
MC Mixed 38.5
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 26.5
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 36.6
84% 29.5 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 112%
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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-VDH MAX (MS-7A38) Builds (Compare 3,539 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $472
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