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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics75.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive191% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 25 '21 at 22:09
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 11%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$152
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.95 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
79.9% Very good
Memory 81.7
1-Core 115
2-Core 225
81% 140 Pts
4-Core 420
8-Core 707
71% 563 Pts
64-Core 864
58% 864 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
Nvidia(10DE 21C4) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2235 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
75.9% Very good
Lighting 98.3
Reflection 95.4
Parallax 87.5
80% 93.7 fps
MRender 115
Gravity 84.3
Splatting 76.4
72% 91.9 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 76%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$105
563GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 791 824 833 830 829 830 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
191% Outstanding
Read 1,065
Write 1,506
Mixed 715
SusWrite 823
232% 1,027 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 59.9
199% 70 MB/s
DQ Read 985
DQ Write 652
DQ Mixed 867
634% 834 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 191%
Great: 274%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown KD48GU880-32A160U 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 42.1
MC Write 35.3
MC Mixed 35
107% 37.5 GB/s
SC Read 24.1
SC Write 34
SC Mixed 27.4
81% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 77.5
52% 77.5 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 102%
Great: 111%

 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 20,828 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
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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