MSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)

Performance Results

Gaming 45%
Desktop 100%
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 99%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics37.3% 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 Drive175% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C56
MotherboardMSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)  (all builds)
Memory26.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210115
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 22 '22 at 21:35
Run Duration416 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
99% Outstanding
Memory 84.8
1-Core 151
2-Core 318
101% 184 Pts
4-Core 607
8-Core 964
100% 786 Pts
64-Core 1,188
80% 1,188 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 99%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia T1000
Legend(17AA 12DB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2500 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 472.39
Performing below potential (56th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
37.3% Below average
Lighting 47.4
Reflection 54.1
Parallax 45.1
38% 48.9 fps
MRender 53.6
Gravity 43
Splatting 47.7
36% 48.1 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 38%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Wd_black SN750 SE 1TB
866GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 711130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 743 751 753 763 754 762 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
175% Outstanding
Read 700
Write 780
Mixed 698
SusWrite 754
166% 733 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 61.2
218% 81.5 MB/s
DQ Read 694
DQ Write 812
DQ Mixed 932
652% 812 MB/s
Poor: 166%
This bench: 175%
Great: 339%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
MC Read 42.2
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 38
99% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 29.7
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 39
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 116%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 27: 3R 3G 3B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
27% 6% 142 326 245 60 24" 1920 1080 BNQ8023 BenQ LCD
History: Score 7: 0R 1G 4B | Score 28: 4R 1G 5B | Score 35: 3R 6G 2B | Score 16: 1R 3G 2B | Score 9: 1R 1G 1B | Score 32: 3R 5G 2B | Score 33: 2R 4G 11B | Score 27: 3R 3G 3B
Typical B550-A PRO (MS-7C56) Builds (Compare 17,520 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 148%
Desktop 101%
Workstation 141%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $863
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