MSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 88.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics144% 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 Drive274% 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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C56
MotherboardMSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1824 x 1026 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200831
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJan 29 '22 at 08:00
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$190
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Memory 89.8
1-Core 130
2-Core 254
90% 158 Pts
4-Core 466
8-Core 827
81% 646 Pts
64-Core 1,094
73% 1,094 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$861
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 496.76
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
144% Outstanding
Lighting 178
Reflection 190
Parallax 198
144% 189 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 187
Splatting 125
144% 149 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 144%
Great: 151%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$100
364GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR021 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1532 1578 1263 1602 897 113 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
274% Outstanding
Read 1,675
Write 1,691
Mixed 1,259
SusWrite 1,164
325% 1,447 MB/s
4K Read 63
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 88.6
300% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 924
DQ Write 979
DQ Mixed 312
411% 738 MB/s
Poor: 124%
This bench: 274%
Great: 300%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$52
441GB free
Firmware: CC24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 150 152 153 153 147 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 146
Write 132
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 151
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BL8G36C16U4WL.M8FE1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 37.5
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 27.4
SC Write 26.6
SC Mixed 36.8
86% 30.3 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 116%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 64: 6R 8G 10B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
64% 59% 41 307 242 144 27" 2560 1440 GSM5B7F LG ULTRAGEAR
Typical B550-A PRO (MS-7C56) Builds (Compare 17,787 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 141%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $864
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