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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 80.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics30.2% 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 Drive141% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C52
MotherboardMSI B450M-A PRO MAX (MS-7C52)  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 16:42
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Memory 75
1-Core 134
2-Core 255
87% 155 Pts
4-Core 463
8-Core 801
79% 632 Pts
64-Core 1,014
68% 1,014 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Gigabyte(1458 3764) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 460.79
Performing below potential (54th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
30.2% Below average
Lighting 36.8
Reflection 40.9
Parallax 38.3
30% 38.7 fps
MRender 38.3
Gravity 38.2
Splatting 27.2
31% 34.6 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 30.2%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SX6000LNP 128GB
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 502 477 187 180 140 85 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
141% Outstanding
Read 1,118
Write 544
Mixed 296
SusWrite 262
122% 555 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 54.5
216% 82 MB/s
DQ Read 239
DQ Write 418
DQ Mixed 281
227% 313 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 141%
Great: 153%
Kingston A400 120GB-$20
16GB free
Firmware: SBFKJ1A3
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 413
Write 400
Mixed 378
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 42
162% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 147
142% 216 MB/s
Poor: 38% Great: 81%
WD WD5002ABYS-02B1B0 500GB
317GB free
Firmware: 02.03B03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 83 85 85 85 85 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 109
Write 92.3
Mixed 52
SusWrite 84.3
62% 84.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.3
78% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 64%
WD My Passport 0827 1TB
126GB free, PID 0827
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 62 61 63 61 62 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
28.5% Poor
Read 61.6
Write 63.9
Mixed 43.1
SusWrite 62.3
78% 57.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
94% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 28.5%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
47.8% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 16.3
MC Mixed 15.7
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 16.1
SC Mixed 15.8
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 90.3
44% 90.3 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 47%

 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 8,529 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $527
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