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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics44.5% 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 Drive305% 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)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 01 '20 at 05:34
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User SGP-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3500-$140
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Memory 84.7
1-Core 132
2-Core 261
90% 159 Pts
4-Core 515
8-Core 759
82% 637 Pts
64-Core 756
51% 756 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
Asus(1043 0503) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1266 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.5.1
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
44.5% Average
Lighting 154
Reflection 170
Parallax 246
40% 190 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 158
Splatting 125
45% 140 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$75
288GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A4SANA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1793 869 707 1825 1037 505 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
305% Outstanding
Read 2,537
Write 2,045
Mixed 253
SusWrite 1,122
330% 1,490 MB/s
4K Read 63
4K Write 184
4K Mixed 87.6
305% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 738
DQ Write 1,073
DQ Mixed 480
482% 764 MB/s
Poor: 172%
This bench: 305%
Great: 327%
Toshiba MK3265GSX 320GB-$91
153GB free
Firmware: GJ003A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 30 13 14 14 14 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
11.3% Very poor
Read 20.2
Write 43.5
Mixed 10.5
SusWrite 19
17% 23.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.2
43% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 11.3%
Great: 49%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
MC Read 40
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 36.1
95% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 25.5
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 34.2
80% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 112%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 57%
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Desktop
Desktop 72%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $421
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