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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 91.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics100% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive237% 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.
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)
Memory14.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201105
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 17:36
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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-$219
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Memory 82.8
1-Core 136
2-Core 272
92% 164 Pts
4-Core 542
8-Core 917
92% 729 Pts
64-Core 1,145
77% 1,145 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$338
Gigabyte(1458 3FC0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2265 MHz, MLim: 3775 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 131
Reflection 196
Parallax 124
106% 150 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 109
Splatting 104
93% 122 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 100%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$59
448GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 909 903 919 924 926 927 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
237% Outstanding
Read 1,465
Write 914
Mixed 911
SusWrite 918
235% 1,052 MB/s
4K Read 63.5
4K Write 201
4K Mixed 85.3
312% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 857
DQ Mixed 223
278% 475 MB/s
Poor: 101%
This bench: 237%
Great: 243%
Seagate ST1500LM006 HN-M151RAD 1.5TB
1TB free
Firmware: 2BC10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 102 102 101 103 104 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
58.5% Above average
Read 101
Write 78.1
Mixed 51.9
SusWrite 103
61% 83.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 1.1
214% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
88.6% Excellent
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 24.4
MC Mixed 34.6
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 27.6
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 36.4
85% 29.6 GB/s
Latency 75.5
53% 75.5 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 65%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
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Motherboard: MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $542
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