MSI B350M PRO-VD PLUS (MS-7B38)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics57% 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)
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.
Very high background CPU (48%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B38
MotherboardMSI B350M PRO-VD PLUS (MS-7B38)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191202
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 03 '20 at 14:10
Run Duration187 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 48%
Watch Gameplay: 480 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
64.8% Good
Memory 71.4
1-Core 89.2
2-Core 170
65% 110 Pts
4-Core 314
8-Core 502
52% 408 Pts
64-Core 748
50% 748 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1310 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.4.2
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
57% Above average
Lighting 202
Reflection 170
Parallax 302
53% 225 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 213
Splatting 126
57% 159 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 57%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDSC2KR120H6 120GB
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LSF036E
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 383
Write 326
Mixed 310
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 57
4K Mixed 30.5
103% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 226
171% 231 MB/s
Poor: 52% Great: 85%
Seagate ST500DM005 HD502HJ 500GB
141GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 128 128 127 128 128 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 94.5
Write 102
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 128
70% 95.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
175% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 79%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
708GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 151 153 153 159 160 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 150
Mixed 90.9
SusWrite 154
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 108%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$47
931GB free
Firmware: 05.01D06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1.4 0.9 1.3 1.2 1.2 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile)
1% Terrible
Read 2.2
Write 2
Mixed 1.2
SusWrite 1.2
1% 1.65 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0
6% 0.1 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 1%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
84% Excellent
MC Read 35.9
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 31.2
91% 32 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 21.9
SC Mixed 18.7
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 98.2
41% 98.2 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 84%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B350M PRO-VD PLUS (MS-7B38) Builds (Compare 811 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI B350M PRO-VD PLUS (MS-7B38)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $413
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