MSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics60.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive110% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 02 '20 at 13:30
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$160
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Memory 83.6
1-Core 124
2-Core 258
87% 155 Pts
4-Core 509
8-Core 808
84% 658 Pts
64-Core 1,044
70% 1,044 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super)-$170
Asus(1043 8769) ≥ 4GB; TUF-GTX1650S-O4G-GAMING
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
60.9% Good
Lighting 247
Reflection 202
Parallax 240
65% 230 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 227
Splatting 133
61% 168 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$285
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 421 190 134 108 88 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 481
Mixed 451
SusWrite 237
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 59
188% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 351
268% 362 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 110%
Great: 133%
StoreJet Transcend 1TB
185GB free, PID 5106
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 70 70 70 70 70 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
31.8% Below average
Read 74.2
Write 52.2
Mixed 47
SusWrite 70.4
80% 60.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
90% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 31.8%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$60
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
MC Read 35
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 35
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 25.1
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 33.3
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 74.1
54% 74.1 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86) Builds (Compare 5,592 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $665
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