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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics64% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200610
Uptime7 Days
Run DateJul 05 '21 at 04:18
Run Duration206 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$270
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Memory 73.5
1-Core 134
2-Core 264
87% 157 Pts
4-Core 489
8-Core 805
82% 647 Pts
64-Core 1,042
70% 1,042 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
64% Good
Lighting 83.1
Reflection 80.3
Parallax 75.5
67% 79.6 fps
MRender 93.6
Gravity 71.4
Splatting 64.6
60% 76.5 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 64%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P2 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$54
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,239
Write 1,539
Mixed 1,222
299% 1,333 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 57.3
4K Mixed 52.1
170% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,166
DQ Write 91.2
DQ Mixed 181
245% 480 MB/s
Poor: 102% Great: 232%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
860GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 170 182 181 183 180 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Read 113
Write 133
Mixed 64.1
SusWrite 179
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
85% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BL8G36C16U4B.M8FE1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
73.2% Very good
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 28.5
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 28.7
66% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 93.5
43% 93.5 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 117%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 50: 8R 2G 4B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
50% 23% 60 318 249 144 23.8" 1920 1080 AOC2490 G2490W1G4
History: Score 47: 5R 6G 4B | Score 50: 8R 2G 4B
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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $578
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