MSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 136%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 126%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics130% 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 Drive293% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C56
MotherboardMSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210623
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateNov 26 '21 at 06:40
Run Duration188 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$270
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 91
1-Core 164
2-Core 320
106% 192 Pts
4-Core 633
8-Core 979
103% 806 Pts
64-Core 1,242
83% 1,242 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
Nvidia(10DE 153C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
130% Outstanding
Lighting 178
Reflection 172
Parallax 159
144% 169 fps
MRender 182
Gravity 135
Splatting 115
114% 144 fps
Poor: 119%
This bench: 130%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$60
427GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32B3T8EB Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 689 470 472 477 479 475 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
293% Outstanding
Read 2,743
Write 1,920
Mixed 1,565
SusWrite 510
374% 1,684 MB/s
4K Read 68.2
4K Write 196
4K Mixed 94.6
328% 120 MB/s
DQ Read 1,210
DQ Write 1,073
DQ Mixed 565
582% 949 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 293%
Great: 315%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 201 203 205 205 205 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 50% Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
77.8% Very good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 23.5
MC Mixed 26.2
75% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 30.6
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 32.3
82% 28.8 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 54: 7R 4G 7B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
54% 53% 34 109 6 120 42.5" 2560 1440 ACR0707 CG437K P
History: Score 36: 5R 2G 5B | Score 54: 7R 4G 7B
Typical B550-A PRO (MS-7C56) Builds (Compare 12,672 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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