MSI B460M-A PRO (MS-7C88)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 80.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.54% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive87.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C88
MotherboardMSI B460M-A PRO (MS-7C88)  (all builds)
Memory2.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200603
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 07:28
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User MOZ-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3-10100-$158
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Memory 89.6
1-Core 115
2-Core 231
84% 145 Pts
4-Core 389
8-Core 599
63% 494 Pts
64-Core 561
38% 561 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 7C88) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.9168
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
5.54% Terrible
Lighting 6.7
Reflection 6.7
Parallax 7.6
5% 7 fps
MRender 8.9
Gravity 6.6
Splatting 12.9
6% 9.47 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.54%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron_1100_MTFDDAK256TBN 256GB
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0MA020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 407 256 153 154 143 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Read 448
Write 438
Mixed 382
SusWrite 255
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 36
137% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 309
223% 284 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 93%
Seagate Enterprise Capacity 8TB
5.5TB free
Firmware: SN05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 192 188 194 198 195 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 63% Great: 129%
WD WD10SPZX-00HKTT0 1TB
696GB free
Firmware: 04.01A04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 108 111 108 106 106 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
55.4% Above average
Read 86.3
Write 97
Mixed 44
SusWrite 107
61% 83.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT4G4DFS8213.C8FBR2 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
61% Good
MC Read 24
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 19.2
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 19.1
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 61%
Great: 72%

 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 2,815 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B460M-A PRO (MS-7C88) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $609
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