MSI B460M-A PRO (MS-7C88)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics15% 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)
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-7C88
MotherboardMSI B460M-A PRO (MS-7C88)  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201211
Uptime6 Days
Run DateApr 25 '21 at 18:52
Run Duration78 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Pentium Gold G6400
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
76% Very good
Memory 95.3
1-Core 120
2-Core 228
87% 148 Pts
4-Core 332
8-Core 313
44% 323 Pts
64-Core 332
22% 332 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon RX550/550
Sapphire(1DA2 E367) 2GB
CLim: 1071 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 20.12.1
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
15% Very poor
Lighting 18.4
Reflection 25.4
Parallax 23.5
15% 22.4 fps
MRender 24.2
Gravity 17.8
Splatting 20
15% 20.7 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 15%
Great: 16%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8250G 250GB
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1254
Write 721
Mixed 517
182% 831 MB/s
4K Read 65.5
4K Write 189
4K Mixed 89.6
314% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 812
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 130
198% 391 MB/s
Poor: 110% Great: 235%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2666 C16 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 26.6
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 27.8
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 56.1
71% 56.1 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 98%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B460M-A PRO (MS-7C88) Builds (Compare 3,216 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B460M-A PRO (MS-7C88) - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $612
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