MSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 85.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics129% 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 Drive212% 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.
Very high background CPU (46%). 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)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20220317
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 03:03
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 46%
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 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X-$260
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Memory 73.5
1-Core 143
2-Core 223
82% 147 Pts
4-Core 518
8-Core 916
86% 717 Pts
64-Core 1,468
91% 1,468 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$415
Nvidia(10DE 147A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 512.15
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
129% Outstanding
Lighting 178
Reflection 161
Parallax 156
144% 165 fps
MRender 183
Gravity 132
Splatting 114
112% 143 fps
Poor: 120%
This bench: 129%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$74
259GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 577 399 430 430 371 377 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
212% Outstanding
Read 1,339
Write 1,404
Mixed 1,141
SusWrite 431
242% 1,079 MB/s
4K Read 51.7
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 76.6
268% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,226
DQ Write 979
DQ Mixed 960
758% 1,055 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 212%
Great: 237%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$30
665GB free
Firmware: 13057113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 147 152 153 151 155 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Read 154
Write 92.5
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 139
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
66.5% Good
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 22.1
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 24.5
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 29.4
72% 25.3 GB/s
Latency 93.6
43% 93.6 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 36 30 60 23.8" 1280 720 ACR0750 VG240Y S
Typical B550-A PRO (MS-7C56) Builds (Compare 5,933 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 136%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $894
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