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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics27.4% 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 Drive88% 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.
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 @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200617
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 17:35
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 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 3 3100
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
76.5% Very good
Memory 73
1-Core 126
2-Core 252
84% 150 Pts
4-Core 430
8-Core 679
71% 554 Pts
64-Core 701
47% 701 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$128
Gigabyte(1458 3747) 2GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (63rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
27.4% Poor
Lighting 33.4
Reflection 35.1
Parallax 33.1
27% 33.9 fps
MRender 37.8
Gravity 33.9
Splatting 23.6
28% 31.8 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 27.4%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Burst 240GB
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMP1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 156 174 78 86 100 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 458
Write 270
Mixed 338
SusWrite 155
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 84.3
4K Mixed 41.6
156% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 202
174% 254 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 88%
Great: 94%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$21
431GB free
Firmware: HP73
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 129 128 131 131 131 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
74.3% Very good
Read 132
Write 123
Mixed 68.7
SusWrite 127
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905713-030.A00G 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
46.5% Average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 13.5
44% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 18.3
SC Mixed 15.8
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 94.6
42% 94.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 46%

 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 13,243 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $606
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