MSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics102% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive114% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C56
MotherboardMSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210924
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '21 at 15:09
Run Duration206 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$259
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Memory 82.5
1-Core 134
2-Core 236
87% 151 Pts
4-Core 474
8-Core 807
81% 641 Pts
64-Core 1,065
71% 1,065 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 6600-XT-$380
MSI(1462 5021) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.20.16
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
102% Outstanding
Lighting 119
Reflection 136
Parallax 233
96% 163 fps
MRender 222
Gravity 117
Splatting 151
108% 163 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 EVO M.2 1TB
722GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 477 477 436 474 419 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 472
Mixed 399
SusWrite 456
103% 458 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 51.5
171% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 288
216% 286 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 114%
Great: 132%
Sandisk U100 128GB
119GB free
Firmware: 10.56.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 362 364 331 343 311 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
55.2% Above average
Read 441
Write 253
Mixed 143
SusWrite 343
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 13.5
4K Mixed 12
52% 14.9 MB/s
DQ Read 34.8
DQ Write 12.8
DQ Mixed 14.9
13% 20.8 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 55%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$91
2TB free
Firmware: CC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 196 197 195 194 193 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
57.5% Above average
Read 6.8
Write 51.7
Mixed 25.4
SusWrite 194
50% 69.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.4
80% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$46
874GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 115 117 117 116 116 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
65.4% Good
Read 112
Write 107
Mixed 57.6
SusWrite 116
72% 98.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 63%
USB Flash Disk 4GB
4GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.3 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.3 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
5.35% Terrible
Read 15.5
Write 4
Mixed 4.3
SusWrite 4.4
8% 7.05 MB/s
4K Read 9.1
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
34% 3.03 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.35%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$76
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
89.8% Excellent
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 35.6
92% 32.1 GB/s
SC Read 26.5
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 34.2
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 76
53% 76 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 63: 8R 5G 8B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
63% 46% 46 330 264 165 23.5" 1920 1080 AOC2401 24G1WG3-
Typical B550-A PRO (MS-7C56) Builds (Compare 12,688 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 140%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $929
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