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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics64.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Very high background CPU (73%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210203
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 01:23
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User DOM-User
Background CPU 73%
Watch Gameplay: 1660 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 (5th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Memory 76.4
1-Core 118
2-Core 218
79% 137 Pts
4-Core 374
8-Core 624
63% 499 Pts
64-Core 827
56% 827 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$230
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
64.1% Good
Lighting 84.3
Reflection 80.4
Parallax 69.7
68% 78.1 fps
MRender 61.4
Gravity 76
Splatting 67.9
60% 68.4 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,159
Write 1,252
Mixed 1,027
256% 1,146 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 59.8
207% 78.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1199
DQ Write 782
DQ Mixed 948
718% 976 MB/s
Poor: 150% Great: 237%
WD WD20EZAZ-00WGYX0 2TB
489GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 129 133 136 136 136 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 38% Great: 106%
Seagate Portable 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 9300
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 125 128 131 130 130 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
65.5% Good
Read 99.8
Write 91.4
Mixed 81.1
SusWrite 128
74% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
85.5% Excellent
MC Read 34.3
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 35.1
91% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 21.9
SC Mixed 25.8
64% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 87.5
46% 87.5 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 106%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $625
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