MSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (14th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 86 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 72%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics63.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory7.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181221
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateOct 26 '20 at 18:22
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 29%
Watch Gameplay: 1660 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way below expectations (14th 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-$183
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
72% Very good
Memory 77.5
1-Core 108
2-Core 206
75% 130 Pts
4-Core 358
8-Core 629
62% 493 Pts
64-Core 774
52% 774 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 72%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$230
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 446.14
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
63.2% Good
Lighting 80.7
Reflection 75
Parallax 61.2
66% 72.3 fps
MRender 63.2
Gravity 70
Splatting 67.4
38% 66.9 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 77%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$59
273GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 58 69 46 61 75 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
47.1% Average
Read 105
Write 89.4
Mixed 71
SusWrite 58.4
60% 81 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair ValueSelect DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
72.2% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 26.8
74% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 21.5
60% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 85.4
47% 85.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 90%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450-A PRO (MS-7B86) Builds (Compare 4,317 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $490
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