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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 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 70.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics81% 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 Drive40.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201209
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 20 '21 at 06:59
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 2700-$304
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Memory 69.7
1-Core 95.8
2-Core 191
68% 119 Pts
4-Core 380
8-Core 611
63% 496 Pts
64-Core 1,016
68% 1,016 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
Nvidia(10DE 134D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
81% Excellent
Lighting 104
Reflection 120
Parallax 106
84% 110 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 91.2
Splatting 89.8
78% 102 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 81%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2018)-$40
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF400400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 58 114 122 88 78 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
40.7% Average
Read 410
Write 357
Mixed 189
SusWrite 108
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 14.9
4K Mixed 10.5
48% 14.4 MB/s
DQ Read 47.2
DQ Write 99.4
DQ Mixed 6.3
24% 51 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 55%
OOS1000G 1TB
742GB free
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 173 171 173 177 176 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Read 158
Write 150
Mixed 69.7
SusWrite 174
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
68.2% Good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 24.8
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 21.4
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 103%

 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 20,892 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
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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