MSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 88.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics40.8% 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 Drive228% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C56
MotherboardMSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200604
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 11:05
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X-$284
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Memory 82.1
1-Core 141
2-Core 275
93% 166 Pts
4-Core 511
8-Core 953
91% 732 Pts
64-Core 1,484
100% 1,484 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650-$152
Asus(1043 86B7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing below potential (62nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
40.8% Average
Lighting 173
Reflection 144
Parallax 152
45% 156 fps
MRender 95.3
Gravity 152
Splatting 115
41% 121 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$65
434GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42B2S7JA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 541 440 454 442 431 443 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
228% Outstanding
Read 2,410
Write 1433
Mixed 954
SusWrite 459
290% 1,314 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 61.9
210% 73 MB/s
DQ Read 864
DQ Write 852
DQ Mixed 568
506% 761 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 228%
Great: 319%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
930GB free
Firmware: 13057113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 186 189 184 185 182 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 216
Write 185
Mixed 123
SusWrite 185
130% 177 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.2
241% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 115%
Great: 108%
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 @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
85.5% Excellent
MC Read 32.8
MC Write 24.3
MC Mixed 34.2
87% 30.4 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 33.4
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 76.8
52% 76.8 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B550-A PRO (MS-7C56) Builds (Compare 1,045 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $883
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