MSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 141%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 132%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 87%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics163% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive118% 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-7C56
MotherboardMSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200701
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 19:49
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 above expectations (71st percentile)
87% Excellent
Memory 81
1-Core 134
2-Core 260
89% 159 Pts
4-Core 500
8-Core 821
84% 660 Pts
64-Core 1,063
71% 1,063 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 87%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
MSI(1462 3908) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
163% Outstanding
Lighting 208
Reflection 174
Parallax 201
170% 194 fps
MRender 184
Gravity 147
Splatting 124
105% 151 fps
Poor: 139%
This bench: 163%
Great: 185%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$54
331GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 421 449 433 394 392 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 485
Write 467
Mixed 428
SusWrite 421
102% 450 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 54.1
181% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 296
244% 349 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 118%
Great: 124%
WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB
669GB free
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 368 365 365 371 364 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 483
Write 443
Mixed 315
SusWrite 372
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 48.2
154% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 172
178% 292 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 106%
Great: 119%
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 as expected (57th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
MC Read 35.7
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 34.8
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 24.9
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 33
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 78.7
51% 78.7 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B550-A PRO (MS-7C56) Builds (Compare 1,820 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $831
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