MSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 63.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics57.5% 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 Drive215% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201221
Uptime6.7 Days
Run DateJun 16 '21 at 13:53
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%
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 PC Performing as expected (40th 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 (8th percentile)
63.7% Good
Memory 69.5
1-Core 97.1
2-Core 194
69% 120 Pts
4-Core 311
8-Core 637
58% 474 Pts
64-Core 848
57% 848 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
EVGA(3842 6262) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing below potential (79th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57.5% Above average
Lighting 74.3
Reflection 73.4
Parallax 66.2
60% 71.3 fps
MRender 64.4
Gravity 68.2
Splatting 64.4
55% 65.7 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP EX920 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$125
313GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN163 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 838 842 847 845 871 692 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
215% Outstanding
Read 2,174
Write 919
Mixed 682
SusWrite 822
253% 1,149 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 54.8
168% 60.9 MB/s
DQ Read 529
DQ Write 602
DQ Mixed 591
438% 574 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 215%
Great: 353%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 997GB
352GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 112 111 114 118 112 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Read 179
Write 58.1
Mixed 81.4
SusWrite 113
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1.1
192% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
78.5% Very good
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 26.7
81% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 23.4
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: MSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $554
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