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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 86%
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 82.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics19.1% 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 Drive71.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory7.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200519
Uptime9.9 Days
Run DateApr 10 '21 at 18:21
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%

 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 5 3400G-$150
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Memory 84.7
1-Core 121
2-Core 237
84% 148 Pts
4-Core 432
8-Core 658
70% 545 Pts
64-Core 662
44% 662 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11 Graphics
MSI(1462 7A38) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 20.9.1
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
19.1% Very poor
Lighting 23
Reflection 17.4
Parallax 32.8
19% 24.4 fps
MRender 14.8
Gravity 26.4
Splatting 16
20% 19.1 fps
Poor: 15%
This bench: 19.1%
Great: 19%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU635 480GB-$53
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X04c12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 147 89 133 106 82 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
71.5% Very good
Read 408
Write 384
Mixed 338
SusWrite 123
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 80.4
4K Mixed 35.4
124% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 184
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 191
148% 200 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
MC Read 35.4
MC Write 35
MC Mixed 32.8
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 41.1
SC Mixed 28.7
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 112%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38) Builds (Compare 18,758 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $559
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