MSI A520M-A PRO (MS-7C96)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics31.6% 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 Drive132% 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-7C96
MotherboardMSI A520M-A PRO (MS-7C96)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210708
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 25 '21 at 16:12
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 3 4300GE Graphics
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Memory 76.1
1-Core 122
2-Core 245
83% 148 Pts
4-Core 470
8-Core 772
79% 621 Pts
64-Core 768
52% 768 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Asus(1043 85CD) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 496.49
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
31.6% Below average
Lighting 38.6
Reflection 40.2
Parallax 38.2
31% 39 fps
MRender 38.3
Gravity 40
Splatting 27.1
32% 35.1 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 31.6%
Great: 35%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
427GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 473 490 493 375 351 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 492
Mixed 446
SusWrite 418
105% 468 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 65.2
222% 79.3 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 372
280% 375 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 132%
Great: 131%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 3000 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
97% Outstanding
MC Read 37.2
MC Write 35.4
MC Mixed 32.4
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 40.3
SC Mixed 27.8
88% 31 GB/s
Latency 88.1
45% 88.1 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 97%
Great: 106%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical A520M-A PRO (MS-7C96) Builds (Compare 893 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI A520M-A PRO (MS-7C96)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $314
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