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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 85%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics38.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive336% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 19:24
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
85% Excellent
Memory 74.9
1-Core 136
2-Core 270
89% 160 Pts
4-Core 510
8-Core 848
86% 679 Pts
64-Core 1109
74% 1109 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7950-$290
Gigabyte(1458 254C) 3GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1451 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 20.11.1
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
38.2% Below average
Lighting 49.8
Reflection 35.7
Parallax 62.1
40% 49.2 fps
MRender 33.8
Gravity 43.2
Splatting 43.6
21% 40.2 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 38.2%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$65
346GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A4SANA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2128 2123 2103 1308 591 527 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
336% Outstanding
Read 2,667
Write 2,128
Mixed 245
SusWrite 1,463
361% 1,626 MB/s
4K Read 65.5
4K Write 191
4K Mixed 92
318% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 756
DQ Write 1,109
DQ Mixed 497
498% 788 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 336%
Great: 317%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$52
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 198 212 211 207 212 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 147
Write 146
Mixed 72.6
SusWrite 207
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0
119% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
WD My Passport 2626 1TB
874GB free, PID 2626
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 118 117 118 117 117 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
65% Good
Read 129
Write 116
Mixed 70.4
SusWrite 117
144% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 6.7
4K Mixed 0.7
254% 2.67 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 65%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
74.1% Very good
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 29.7
76% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 28.7
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 90.6
44% 90.6 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 74.1%
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 67%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
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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