MSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 92.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics56.4% 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 Drive257% 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 11 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)
Memory7.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20210115
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateOct 20 '21 at 21:42
Run Duration200 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X-$340
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
Memory 88.7
1-Core 138
2-Core 273
94% 166 Pts
4-Core 517
8-Core 822
85% 670 Pts
64-Core 1,093
73% 1,093 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (44th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
56.4% Above average
Lighting 70.5
Reflection 74.1
Parallax 68.3
57% 71 fps
MRender 67
Gravity 69.3
Splatting 66.4
56% 67.6 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 61%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS100T2B0C 1TB
842GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1368 894 835 838 836 834 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
257% Outstanding
Read 1,596
Write 1,765
Mixed 1,402
SusWrite 934
320% 1,425 MB/s
4K Read 54.8
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 81.7
280% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1394
DQ Write 815
DQ Mixed 1,117
828% 1,108 MB/s
Poor: 170%
This bench: 257%
Great: 276%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BL8G32C16U4R.8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
MC Read 36
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 34.7
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 25.8
SC Write 23.3
SC Mixed 34.1
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 113%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 50: 6R 4G 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
50% 38% 47 339 276 60 26" 1360 768 AAA0000 HDTV
History: Score 37: 4R 2G 11B | Score 50: 6R 4G 8B
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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