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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 84.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive50.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 27 '20 at 18:00
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$273
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Memory 82.3
1-Core 132
2-Core 254
88% 156 Pts
4-Core 469
8-Core 786
79% 628 Pts
64-Core 1053
71% 1053 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing below potential (93rd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (74 fps cap detected)
61% Good
Lighting 76.6
Reflection 76.8
Parallax 69.5
63% 74.3 fps
MRender 71.5
Gravity 72.8
Splatting 74.2
43% 72.8 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 61%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 480GB
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 14 4.5 55 39 9.2 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
50.6% Above average
Read 461
Write 406
Mixed 235
SusWrite 49
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 44.2
4K Mixed 19.6
84% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 55.7
DQ Mixed 42.4
43% 72.1 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 61%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
837GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2520 2239 1545 1553 1533 1555 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
375% Outstanding
Read 2,678
Write 2,332
Mixed 2,018
SusWrite 1824
497% 2,213 MB/s
4K Read 68.9
4K Write 184
4K Mixed 97.4
326% 117 MB/s
DQ Read 1,317
DQ Write 1,142
DQ Mixed 1,245
929% 1,235 MB/s
Poor: 238%
This bench: 375%
Great: 375%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$64
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
89% Excellent
MC Read 35.9
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 35.4
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 26.3
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 35.1
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 76.4
52% 76.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 89%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 67%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 64%
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Motherboard: MSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $630
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