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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 136%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 125%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 94.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics143% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive226% 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)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200418
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateMay 17 '20 at 14:34
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$199
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Memory 90
1-Core 134
2-Core 266
93% 163 Pts
4-Core 530
8-Core 854
88% 692 Pts
64-Core 1,092
73% 1,092 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$770
CLim: 2205 MHz, MLim: 4500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
143% Outstanding
Lighting 183
Reflection 177
Parallax 186
148% 182 fps
MRender 228
Gravity 159
Splatting 113
136% 167 fps
Poor: 118%
This bench: 143%
Great: 148%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN500 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$66
410GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 201000WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 930 756 742 748 744 742 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
226% Outstanding
Read 1,224
Write 1,321
Mixed 1,106
SusWrite 777
249% 1,107 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 181
4K Mixed 75
266% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,073
DQ Write 1,073
DQ Mixed 1,088
813% 1,078 MB/s
Poor: 135%
This bench: 226%
Great: 227%
Crucial MX500 2TB-$208
1TB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 464 465 470 469 467 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 469
Mixed 422
SusWrite 465
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 56.5
190% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 299
245% 350 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 124%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$97
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
MC Read 35.7
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 36.3
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 27.1
SC Write 26.8
SC Mixed 37.4
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 114%

 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 B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $522
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