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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics46.9% 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 Drive97.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201209
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 11:19
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU5%
Watch Gameplay: 570 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600AF-$143
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
77.8% Very good
Memory 81.1
1-Core 107
2-Core 217
78% 135 Pts
4-Core 401
8-Core 686
68% 543 Pts
64-Core 845
57% 845 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$125
Sapphire(1DA2 E353) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1447 MHz, MLim: 2104 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.12.1
Performing below potential (48th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
46.9% Average
Lighting 56.8
Reflection 66.4
Parallax 75.4
46% 66.2 fps
MRender 68.8
Gravity 58
Splatting 50.1
48% 59 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 53%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS 500G2B0B-00YS70 500GB
408GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4110
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 258 258 259 261 259 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Read 465
Write 444
Mixed 300
SusWrite 274
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 88.1
4K Mixed 45.6
159% 56.4 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 235
192% 272 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$71
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 39.7
MC Write 36.1
MC Mixed 33.5
104% 36.4 GB/s
SC Read 25.9
SC Write 36.3
SC Mixed 29.4
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 78.6
51% 78.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 100%
Great: 104%

 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 15,252 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $538
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