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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics64.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive230% 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-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200617
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 06:12
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%
Watch Gameplay: 1650S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X-$249
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Memory 72.3
1-Core 140
2-Core 274
89% 162 Pts
4-Core 544
8-Core 851
89% 698 Pts
64-Core 1,115
75% 1,115 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super)-$190
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
64.8% Good
Lighting 82.6
Reflection 76.5
Parallax 74
68% 77.7 fps
MRender 68.5
Gravity 74.8
Splatting 56.7
41% 66.7 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 65%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$59
413GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 900 901 909 934 932 930 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
230% Outstanding
Read 1,444
Write 927
Mixed 909
SusWrite 917
234% 1,049 MB/s
4K Read 61.4
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 80.4
288% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 871
DQ Mixed 223
281% 482 MB/s
Poor: 111%
This bench: 230%
Great: 255%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$52
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 208 205 216 217 217 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 136
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 211
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
219% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$64
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
68.7% Good
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 26.6
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 24.9
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 96.2
42% 96.2 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86) Builds (Compare 8,859 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

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

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