MSI A520M-A PRO (MS-7C96)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 82.4%, 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 Drive86.4% 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 (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C96
MotherboardMSI A520M-A PRO (MS-7C96)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200730
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 14 '21 at 12:20
Run Duration221 Seconds
Run User EST-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$187
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Memory 85.2
1-Core 108
2-Core 211
79% 135 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 659
70% 544 Pts
64-Core 908
61% 908 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5500-XT-$749
Asus(1043 04E6) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.5.2
Performing below potential (69th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57.7% Above average
Lighting 70.3
Reflection 20.9
Parallax 113
57% 68.1 fps
MRender 54.8
Gravity 76.5
Splatting 44.1
59% 58.5 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 545s Series 128GB-$140
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 125 127 125 128 129 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Read 507
Write 313
Mixed 194
SusWrite 126
63% 285 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 76.9
4K Mixed 49.6
155% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 187
146% 207 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 91%
Kingston A400 480GB-$49
447GB free
Firmware: S3501103
SusWrite @10s intervals: 446 432 434 441 440 444 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 454
Mixed 418
SusWrite 439
102% 456 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 31.5
137% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 102
128% 222 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 101%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
775GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 194 196 197 196 194 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 164
Mixed 82.4
SusWrite 195
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 108%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 43.7
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 35.3
112% 39.2 GB/s
SC Read 27.4
SC Write 36.9
SC Mixed 29.2
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 50: 10R 0G 0B (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% 71% 14 183 149 75 23.8" 1920 1080 DELF113 DELL SE2419HR
History: Score 50: 10R 0G 0B | Score 50: 10R 0G 0B
Typical A520M-A PRO (MS-7C96) Builds (Compare 650 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI A520M-A PRO (MS-7C96)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $317
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