MSI A520M-A PRO (MS-7C96)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
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 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 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics87.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C96
MotherboardMSI A520M-A PRO (MS-7C96)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201120
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 06 '21 at 20:33
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User LTU-User
Background CPU4%
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 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 5600X-$298
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 90.4
1-Core 160
2-Core 318
105% 189 Pts
4-Core 634
8-Core 983
103% 809 Pts
64-Core 1,222
82% 1,222 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 104%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
Zotac(19DA 2571) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing below potential (54th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
87.5% Excellent
Lighting 112
Reflection 105
Parallax 108
90% 108 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 99.3
Splatting 89.5
84% 107 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 95%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
XPG SPECTRIX S40G 512GB
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB421D57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 730 383 153 124 190 194 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
256% Outstanding
Read 2960
Write 567
Mixed 181
SusWrite 296
214% 1,001 MB/s
4K Read 57.1
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 82.2
274% 98.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,189
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 624
497% 718 MB/s
Poor: 95%
This bench: 256%
Great: 323%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown LD4AU008G-H3200GST 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3266 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
MC Read 40.6
MC Write 24.9
MC Mixed 35.1
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 29.8
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 36.4
87% 30.3 GB/s
Latency 66.7
60% 66.7 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 93%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical A520M-A PRO (MS-7C96) Builds (Compare 446 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI A520M-A PRO (MS-7C96)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $259
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