Performance Results

Gaming 56%
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 52%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics59.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive70.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C52
MotherboardMSI B450M-A PRO MAX (MS-7C52)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200610
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 10:20
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 37%
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 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$182
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
Memory 82.2
1-Core 114
2-Core 225
81% 140 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 760
75% 598 Pts
64-Core 923
62% 923 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$210
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2087 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
59.9% Above average
Lighting 73.9
Reflection 109
Parallax 69.4
60% 84.1 fps
MRender 72.3
Gravity 74.8
Splatting 68.7
60% 71.9 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$28
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1Z40102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 201 190 76 250 225 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
70.5% Very good
Read 212
Write 7
Mixed 301
SusWrite 223
42% 186 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 76.8
4K Mixed 28.5
120% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 1.2
78% 184 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$17
261GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 118 118 117 118 119 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
64.3% Good
Read 107
Write 99.8
Mixed 58.1
SusWrite 118
70% 95.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
132% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C15 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 44.1
MC Write 40.9
MC Mixed 35.8
115% 40.3 GB/s
SC Read 25.8
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 27.4
79% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 76.6
52% 76.6 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 108%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450M-A PRO MAX (MS-7C52) Builds (Compare 8,474 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 52%
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 50%

Motherboard: MSI B450M-A PRO MAX (MS-7C52)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $524
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