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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 70.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics67.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200418
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateSep 28 '20 at 08:29
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
70.9% Very good
Memory 66.8
1-Core 122
2-Core 224
77% 137 Pts
4-Core 402
8-Core 678
68% 540 Pts
64-Core 941
63% 941 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$230
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
67.6% Good
Lighting 250
Reflection 214
Parallax 247
66% 237 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 228
Splatting 167
68% 212 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SP600 128GB
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 46 46 45 47 48 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 53% Great: 90%
Seagate ST3750528AS 750GB-$50
94GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 35 93 84 75 75 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
51.5% Above average
Read 104
Write 90
Mixed 62
SusWrite 75.7
61% 82.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$60
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
59.8% Above average
MC Read 23.9
MC Write 17
MC Mixed 24.8
63% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 15
SC Mixed 17.3
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 109
37% 109 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $568
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