MSI B550M-A PRO (MS-7C96)

Performance Results

Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 76.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics43.4% 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 Drive202% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C96
MotherboardMSI B550M-A PRO (MS-7C96)  (all builds)
Memory3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200922
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 22 '21 at 12:31
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way below expectations (20th 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
76.2% Very good
Memory 69.2
1-Core 126
2-Core 240
81% 145 Pts
4-Core 447
8-Core 690
73% 568 Pts
64-Core 873
59% 873 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$330
Device(7377 2000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 471.41
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
43.4% Average
Lighting 54.1
Reflection 25.5
Parallax 25.8
44% 35.1 fps
MRender 94.4
Gravity 46.1
Splatting 17.6
43% 52.7 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 105%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$110
410GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1283 795 754 784 805 816 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
202% Outstanding
Read 1,396
Write 1,514
Mixed 1,402
SusWrite 873
292% 1,296 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 75.2
4K Mixed 44.3
169% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,068
DQ Write 786
DQ Mixed 1,006
731% 953 MB/s
Poor: 176%
This bench: 202%
Great: 272%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GBF1X08QFHH38-135-K 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
39.6% Below average
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 13.4
40% 14 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 12.3
31% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 39.6%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 86%
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Desktop 91%
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Workstation 81%
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Motherboard: MSI B550M-A PRO (MS-7C96)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $710
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