MSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics52.9% 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 Drive27.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180921
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 29 '20 at 21:15
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$160
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
69.5% Good
Memory 74.1
1-Core 97.5
2-Core 183
69% 118 Pts
4-Core 349
8-Core 618
60% 483 Pts
64-Core 843
57% 843 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$148
Sapphire(1DA2 E366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1340 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.20
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
52.9% Above average
Lighting 199
Reflection 177
Parallax 262
52% 213 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 193
Splatting 130
53% 154 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 54 28 132 16 26 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
27.8% Poor
Read 232
Write 96.5
Mixed 85.2
SusWrite 76.7
27% 123 MB/s
4K Read 12.8
4K Write 19
4K Mixed 10.8
43% 14.2 MB/s
DQ Read 14.6
DQ Write 15.8
DQ Mixed 14.6
11% 15 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 27.8%
Great: 94%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$52
145GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 124 124 125 125 124 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Read 133
Write 130
Mixed 17.5
SusWrite 124
73% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
153% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
MC Read 33.6
MC Write 33
MC Mixed 29
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 32.1
SC Mixed 25.2
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 92.2
43% 92.2 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 106%
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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 10,075 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: MSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $455
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