MSI B350M PRO-VDH (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 49%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics53.1% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive75% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory36GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 36GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (54%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B350M PRO-VDH (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory15.1 GB free of 36 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 16 '21 at 00:42
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 54%
Watch Gameplay: 1060-6GB + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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-$153
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
49% Average
Memory 39.5
1-Core 94.2
2-Core 176
56% 103 Pts
4-Core 313
8-Core 586
56% 449 Pts
64-Core 852
57% 852 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 49%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
EVGA(3842 6265) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
53.1% Above average
Lighting 66.3
Reflection 69.8
Parallax 62.8
54% 66.3 fps
MRender 66.2
Gravity 64.8
Splatting 64.3
52% 65.1 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 53.1%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 250GB-$55
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 212 207 207 201 202 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
75% Very good
Read 499
Write 415
Mixed 243
SusWrite 208
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 30.5
4K Mixed 31.7
110% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 72.3
DQ Mixed 129
110% 168 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75%
Great: 104%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$69
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 191 193 191 189 194 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 187
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 191
106% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.5
144% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMW32GX4M2E3200C16 Adata CMW32GX4M2E3200C16 36GB
2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
16384, 4096, 16384 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
31.9% Below average
MC Read 12.7
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 10.7
34% 11.9 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 8.6
21% 7.47 GB/s
Latency 205
20% 205 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B350M PRO-VDH (MS-7A38) Builds (Compare 4,431 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI B350M PRO-VDH (MS-7A38) - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $572
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