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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics73.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive225% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
SystemMicro-Star B450 Gaming MAG META 5 (MS-B930)
MotherboardMSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200106
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 10 '21 at 21:00
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$270
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Memory 75.3
1-Core 131
2-Core 262
87% 156 Pts
4-Core 521
8-Core 801
85% 661 Pts
64-Core 1,066
72% 1,066 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
73.3% Very good
Lighting 94.8
Reflection 130
Parallax 85.7
77% 103 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 81
Splatting 72.5
70% 89.3 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G-1032 512GB
217GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11110000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 726 594 602 593 591 615 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
225% Outstanding
Read 1,801
Write 1,738
Mixed 1,736
SusWrite 620
331% 1,474 MB/s
4K Read 50.3
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 72.4
250% 92.2 MB/s
DQ Read 950
DQ Write 732
DQ Mixed 865
641% 849 MB/s
Poor: 166%
This bench: 225%
Great: 265%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$31
241GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 130 130 133 131 132 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Read 159
Write 155
Mixed 107
SusWrite 131
102% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
237% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378A1K43CB2-CTD 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
51.2% Above average
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 17.7
MC Mixed 16.4
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 17.2
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 89.8
44% 89.8 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 51%

 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 21,003 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $590
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