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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics47.5% 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 Drive40.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 10 '21 at 18:06
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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-$236
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
76.2% Very good
Memory 67.2
1-Core 130
2-Core 248
82% 148 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 773
78% 615 Pts
64-Core 1,012
68% 1,012 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
Nvidia(10DE 1131) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
47.5% Average
Lighting 57.7
Reflection 64.9
Parallax 62.3
47% 61.6 fps
MRender 62.9
Gravity 59.7
Splatting 51.6
48% 58.1 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240GB
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 33 38 13 83 86 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
40.4% Average
Read 395
Write 347
Mixed 214
SusWrite 70.9
57% 257 MB/s
4K Read 13.1
4K Write 19.2
4K Mixed 16.9
52% 16.4 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 63.4
DQ Mixed 15.6
31% 65 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 56%
Seagate Barracuda Green 1.5TB-$120
469GB free
Firmware: CC4A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 84 83 83 67 81 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
57% Above average
Read 119
Write 123
Mixed 61.3
SusWrite 79.4
70% 95.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 57%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$89
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
63% Good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 25.7
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 15
SC Mixed 18.9
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 63%
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 90%
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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: 79% - Very good Total price: $559
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