MSI A520M-A PRO (MS-7C96)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 139%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 134%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 94.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics150% 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 Drive103% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210312
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 06 '22 at 11:43
Run Duration224 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Memory 77.9
1-Core 164
2-Core 313
101% 185 Pts
4-Core 600
8-Core 979
100% 790 Pts
64-Core 1253
84% 1253 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Nvidia(10DE 153A) ≥ 4GB; rtx 3070
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 512.59
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
150% Outstanding
Lighting 210
Reflection 199
Parallax 192
170% 200 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 150
Splatting 131
126% 158 fps
Poor: 135%
This bench: 150%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 512GB-$210
265GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM05B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 282 268 266 265 263 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 329
Mixed 337
SusWrite 274
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 46.4
166% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 179
178% 286 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 103%
Great: 118%
Sandisk S3 1T00 1TB
145GB free
Firmware: 411040RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 288 199 264 261 251 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 450
Write 472
Mixed 230
SusWrite 250
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 43.6
173% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 176
180% 295 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 102%
Great: 118%
Hitachi HDS721050CLA362 500GB-$59
195GB free
Firmware: JP2OA25C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 127 127 123 126 127 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 114
Write 128
Mixed 59.8
SusWrite 126
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$58
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
68.7% Good
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 16.1
MC Mixed 26.1
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 25.1
SC Write 15.8
SC Mixed 27
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 84.5
47% 84.5 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 37: 5R 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
37% 37% 30 341 278 144 31.5" 2560 1440 SAM7089 LC32G5xT
History: Score 37: 5R 3G 3B | Score 37: 5R 3G 3B
Typical A520M-A PRO (MS-7C96) Builds (Compare 1,759 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $148
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