MSI B450M PRO-VDH (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 69.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics28.3% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
12 months ago, 12 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M PRO-VDH (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory3.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191203
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJun 06 '20 at 18:07
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%
Watch Gameplay: 580 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600AF-$150
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
69.6% Good
Memory 80.2
1-Core 80.6
2-Core 178
67% 113 Pts
4-Core 318
8-Core 592
56% 455 Pts
64-Core 755
51% 755 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
CLim: 1495 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.5.1
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
28.3% Poor
Lighting 0.07
Reflection 76.2
Parallax 97.8
0% 58 fps
MRender 73.6
Gravity 76.5
Splatting 60.4
61% 70.2 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 28.3%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 480GB-$48
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900913
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 363
Write 402
Mixed 306
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 77.4
4K Mixed 32.8
136% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 191
178% 272 MB/s
Poor: 44% Great: 101%
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$60
309GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 39
Write 115
Mixed 30
45% 61.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1 MB/s
Poor: 30% Great: 74%
WD Blue 320GB (2007)-$19
229GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 104
Write 95.7
Mixed 60.5
64% 86.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 25% Great: 59%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 2TB-$99
1.5TB free
Firmware: SDM1
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 4,345
Write 32.5
Mixed 69.5
1,062% 1,482 MB/s
4K Read 387
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 4.4
16,656% 131 MB/s
Poor: 26% Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 4ATF51264AZ-3G2E1 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
MC Read 37.2
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 26.6
87% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 24.7
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 80.2
50% 80.2 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 93%

 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 (MS-7A38)

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