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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 171%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 160%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 87.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics197% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive256% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 16 '20 at 04:34
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 12%
Watch Gameplay: 3080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$270
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Memory 84.4
1-Core 136
2-Core 263
91% 161 Pts
4-Core 490
8-Core 796
82% 643 Pts
64-Core 1,078
72% 1,078 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
EVGA(3842 3897) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
197% Outstanding
Lighting 250
Reflection 239
Parallax 263
202% 251 fps
MRender 289
Gravity 229
Splatting 138
192% 219 fps
Poor: 161%
This bench: 197%
Great: 228%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force NVMe PCIe M.2 960GB
568GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1704 870 877 888 842 703 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
256% Outstanding
Read 1,514
Write 2556
Mixed 1,645
SusWrite 981
379% 1,674 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 192
4K Mixed 79.1
274% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,192
DQ Write 1,103
DQ Mixed 1,220
896% 1,172 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 256%
Great: 305%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3400 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
MC Read 35.3
MC Write 25.5
MC Mixed 35.8
92% 32.2 GB/s
SC Read 26.2
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 34.3
82% 28.6 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 112%

 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%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $663
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