MSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 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 81.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics80% 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 Drive238% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C56
MotherboardMSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)  (all builds)
Memory23.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210115
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJun 26 '21 at 01:41
Run Duration187 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X-$296
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Memory 69.8
1-Core 135
2-Core 270
87% 158 Pts
4-Core 500
8-Core 864
86% 682 Pts
64-Core 1,260
84% 1,260 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
80% Excellent
Lighting 105
Reflection 90.5
Parallax 96.4
85% 97.4 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 87.5
Splatting 79.4
74% 94.2 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 80%
Great: 95%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2019)-$63
333GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 797 714 634 658 548 602 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
238% Outstanding
Read 1904
Write 1993
Mixed 1,702
SusWrite 659
351% 1,564 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 65.8
233% 87.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,229
DQ Write 1,009
DQ Mixed 1,114
835% 1,117 MB/s
Poor: 179%
This bench: 238%
Great: 290%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
63.9% Good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 17.6
MC Mixed 25.7
67% 23.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 22.9
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 52: 7R 3G 8B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
52% 15% 117 319 253 240 24.5" 1920 1080 DELA103 DELL AW2518HF
History: Score 46: 5R 4G 9B | Score 52: 7R 3G 8B
Typical B550-A PRO (MS-7C56) Builds (Compare 10,367 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 137%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $931
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