MSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics22.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210203
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 14 '21 at 21:04
Run Duration196 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$150
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Memory 81
1-Core 107
2-Core 213
77% 134 Pts
4-Core 426
8-Core 712
72% 569 Pts
64-Core 914
61% 914 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$500
CLim: 1196 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.10.35.02
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
22.6% Poor
Lighting 27
Reflection 27.9
Parallax 37.6
22% 30.8 fps
MRender 27.5
Gravity 29.6
Splatting 20
24% 25.7 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 22.6%
Great: 26%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB-$125
427GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS2ZC360
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 108 114 114 106 109 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
68% Good
Read 127
Write 130
Mixed 31.9
SusWrite 110
72% 99.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 68%
Great: 71%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 16GB
11GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.2 4.4 4.5 3.2 3.1 3.7 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
5.56% Terrible
Read 21.7
Write 4.7
Mixed 7.7
SusWrite 3.7
10% 9.45 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.4
36% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 5.56%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 45.4
MC Write 42
MC Mixed 35
117% 40.8 GB/s
SC Read 25.3
SC Write 39
SC Mixed 29.6
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 78.7
51% 78.7 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 111%
Great: 90%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 37: 3R 5G 7B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
37% 29% 52 107 7 60 17" 1280 1024 PTS02D8 TFT17XPT
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Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $664
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