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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics108% 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 Drive227% 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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 17 '20 at 03:54
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Memory 81.2
1-Core 126
2-Core 252
86% 153 Pts
4-Core 483
8-Core 764
79% 623 Pts
64-Core 986
66% 986 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$400
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.8.3
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
108% Outstanding
Lighting 428
Reflection 303
Parallax 758
112% 496 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 408
Splatting 375
109% 342 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 108%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
219GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 805 422 333 314 319 325 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
227% Outstanding
Read 1,592
Write 1,652
Mixed 1,329
SusWrite 420
280% 1,248 MB/s
4K Read 53.4
4K Write 189
4K Mixed 80.4
284% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,252
DQ Write 996
DQ Mixed 1,005
784% 1,084 MB/s
Poor: 145%
This bench: 227%
Great: 235%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
751GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 166 168 167 170 170 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 171
Mixed 112
SusWrite 168
116% 158 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.2
237% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
MC Read 35.7
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 35
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 25.6
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 34.7
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 78.3
51% 78.3 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38) Builds (Compare 9,373 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $512
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