MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics85.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive197% 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 06 '22 at 18:46
Run Duration199 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 29%
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 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X-$233
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
74.3% Very good
Memory 82.3
1-Core 93.5
2-Core 187
71% 121 Pts
4-Core 357
8-Core 655
63% 506 Pts
64-Core 1,092
73% 1,092 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$289
Nvidia(10DE 12FD) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 516.59
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
85.6% Excellent
Lighting 109
Reflection 162
Parallax 107
88% 126 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 96.8
Splatting 90.3
83% 107 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$50
0GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 908 896 901 40 620 643 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
197% Outstanding
Read 1347
Write 906
Mixed 878
SusWrite 668
212% 950 MB/s
4K Read 54.4
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 70.2
245% 87.2 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 864
DQ Mixed 221
276% 471 MB/s
Poor: 96%
This bench: 197%
Great: 210%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$47
0GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8R0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 153 175 158 168 166 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 166
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 163
94% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
151% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$54
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
MC Read 39.4
MC Write 33.5
MC Mixed 30.6
99% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.4
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 22.5
63% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 76.3
52% 76.3 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 55: 6R 6G 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
55% 38% 50 325 261 144 23.5" 1920 1080 MSI3BA0 MSI G24C4
History: Score 41: 5R 1G 13B | Score 55: 6R 6G 7B
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Gaming
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $424
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