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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 70.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics55.3% 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 Drive80.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory23.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200610
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 07:56
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU10%
Watch Gameplay: 580 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$140
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Memory 71.7
1-Core 97.3
2-Core 201
70% 123 Pts
4-Core 374
8-Core 630
63% 502 Pts
64-Core 849
57% 849 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$170
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.20
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
55.3% Above average
Lighting 196
Reflection 181
Parallax 265
51% 214 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 202
Splatting 133
56% 161 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Apacer AS340 480GB
339GB free (System drive)
Firmware: H190117H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 314 309 295 306 329 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Read 430
Write 406
Mixed 339
SusWrite 308
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 27.7
113% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 158
139% 211 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$59
164GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 73 74 74 76 76 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
59.4% Above average
Read 132
Write 131
Mixed 71.3
SusWrite 74.2
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
208% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL16-18-18 D4-3000 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
75.6% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 25.5
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 22.9
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 97.6
41% 97.6 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 101%

 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 10,775 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $517
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