MSI B460M-A PRO (MS-7C88)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics86.3% 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 Drive249% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C88
MotherboardMSI B460M-A PRO (MS-7C88)  (all builds)
Memory20.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200821
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateFeb 08 '21 at 15:24
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10400-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Memory 91.4
1-Core 123
2-Core 241
88% 152 Pts
4-Core 462
8-Core 792
79% 627 Pts
64-Core 986
66% 986 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
Asus(1043 8795) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
86.3% Excellent
Lighting 113
Reflection 123
Parallax 108
91% 115 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 94.2
Splatting 92.4
80% 105 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Lexar 1TB SSD 1TB
705GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V1.0.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1586 1598 1613 1634 1282 468 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
249% Outstanding
Read 1,816
Write 1,628
Mixed 1,053
SusWrite 1,363
328% 1,465 MB/s
4K Read 53.5
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 46.6
230% 89.4 MB/s
DQ Read 409
DQ Write 735
DQ Mixed 70.9
196% 405 MB/s
Poor: 130%
This bench: 249%
Great: 277%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 211 207 217 215 214 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 148
Mixed 75.8
SusWrite 208
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
219% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 113%
Great: 109%
WD Elements 2621 2TB
1TB free, PID 2621
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 90 91 91 90 89 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
50.5% Above average
Read 120
Write 90.5
Mixed 71.7
SusWrite 90.2
121% 93.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.3
159% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot PSD416G320081 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
72.1% Very good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 20.2
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 23.2
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 113%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B460M-A PRO (MS-7C88) Builds (Compare 4,013 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B460M-A PRO (MS-7C88) - $122

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $616
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