MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics18.3% 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 Drive229% 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-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200610
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 20:39
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G-$150
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
79.7% Very good
Memory 80.4
1-Core 122
2-Core 234
83% 146 Pts
4-Core 426
8-Core 674
70% 550 Pts
64-Core 680
46% 680 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11 Graphics
MSI(1462 7A38) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.20
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
18.3% Very poor
Lighting 23.5
Reflection 20.2
Parallax 35.2
19% 26.3 fps
MRender 16.4
Gravity 25.4
Splatting 24.1
11% 22 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 18.3%
Great: 18%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB
433GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1531 1661 1197 1162 1413 675 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
229% Outstanding
Read 1,628
Write 1,721
Mixed 1,273
SusWrite 1,273
332% 1,474 MB/s
4K Read 61
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 77.2
261% 89.6 MB/s
DQ Read 56.9
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 79.4
66% 93.2 MB/s
Poor: 133%
This bench: 229%
Great: 277%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3200 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
MC Read 35.3
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 31.6
100% 35.1 GB/s
SC Read 27.1
SC Write 43.9
SC Mixed 29.8
96% 33.6 GB/s
Latency 79.8
50% 79.8 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38) Builds (Compare 12,457 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $600
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