MSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 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 85.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics57.7% 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 Drive84.7% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C56
MotherboardMSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210513
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 20 '21 at 05:04
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 33%
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 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X-$270
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Memory 81.1
1-Core 143
2-Core 266
92% 163 Pts
4-Core 479
8-Core 807
81% 643 Pts
64-Core 1063
71% 1063 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
CLim: 1380 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.11.3
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
57.7% Above average
Lighting 70.4
Reflection 67.3
Parallax 94.3
57% 77.3 fps
MRender 70.3
Gravity 73.2
Splatting 48.9
58% 64.1 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
XPG SPECTRIX S40G 256GB
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 74 100 117 115 66 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 727
Write 509
Mixed 565
SusWrite 116
107% 479 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 18.4
81% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 606
DQ Write 477
DQ Mixed 225
255% 436 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 268%
Seagate BarraCuda Q1 SSD ZA480CV10001 480GB
93GB free
Firmware: STWSH012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 457 450 430 463 452 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
61.1% Good
Read 215
Write 105
Mixed 85.7
SusWrite 450
48% 214 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 33.4
4K Mixed 22.1
73% 24.4 MB/s
DQ Read 41.6
DQ Write 56.5
DQ Mixed 61.3
43% 53.1 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 98%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$45
109GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 119 121 118 118 119 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
73.1% Very good
Read 136
Write 124
Mixed 26
SusWrite 118
73% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$31
269GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 127 129 123 129 126 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
72.2% Very good
Read 125
Write 116
Mixed 80.7
SusWrite 127
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
221% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 32.3
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 25.5
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 29.9
74% 25.7 GB/s
Latency 78.6
51% 78.6 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 85.4%
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
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 122%
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Motherboard: MSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $959
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