MSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 238%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 220%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 106%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics231% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive269% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C56
MotherboardMSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201030
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 02 '21 at 22:47
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X-$259
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Memory 95.6
1-Core 160
2-Core 318
107% 191 Pts
4-Core 621
8-Core 982
102% 801 Pts
64-Core 1,250
84% 1,250 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
Nvidia(10DE 1455) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2340 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
231% Outstanding
Lighting 300
Reflection 278
Parallax 308
243% 295 fps
MRender 323
Gravity 260
Splatting 194
217% 259 fps
Poor: 152%
This bench: 231%
Great: 227%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$94
879GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1431 834 833 834 837 835 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
269% Outstanding
Read 1,598
Write 1,746
Mixed 1,299
SusWrite 934
314% 1,394 MB/s
4K Read 55.5
4K Write 216
4K Mixed 84.9
307% 119 MB/s
DQ Read 1,309
DQ Write 1,100
DQ Mixed 1,214
907% 1,208 MB/s
Poor: 184%
This bench: 269%
Great: 274%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 46.4
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 38.1
106% 37.2 GB/s
SC Read 33.6
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 41.8
98% 34.3 GB/s
Latency 55.3
72% 55.3 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 106%
Great: 118%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B550-A PRO (MS-7C56) Builds (Compare 10,386 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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