MSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 80.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics54.1% 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 Drive234% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200617
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '21 at 19:25
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$174
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Memory 78.1
1-Core 116
2-Core 229
80% 141 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 734
75% 592 Pts
64-Core 946
64% 946 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
54.1% Above average
Lighting 66.8
Reflection 73.6
Parallax 65.6
54% 68.7 fps
MRender 70
Gravity 66.7
Splatting 57.4
54% 64.7 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB
430GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1640 907 1167 731 541 542 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
234% Outstanding
Read 1,639
Write 1,712
Mixed 1,284
SusWrite 921
312% 1,389 MB/s
4K Read 57.4
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 75.1
249% 85.4 MB/s
DQ Read 763
DQ Write 784
DQ Mixed 348
379% 632 MB/s
Poor: 122%
This bench: 234%
Great: 277%
General USB Flash Disk 16GB
10GB free, PID 8005
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4 4.1 4 3.8 3.9 3.3 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
1.91% Terrible
Read 6
Write 3.7
Mixed 1.7
SusWrite 3.8
5% 3.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
3% 0.3 MB/s
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.91%
Great: 5%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 1x8GB-$47
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
47% Average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 16
MC Mixed 14.2
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 16.9
SC Mixed 15.1
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 84.2
48% 84.2 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 47%
Great: 47%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86) Builds (Compare 15,261 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $669
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