MSI B450M-A PRO MAX (MS-7C52)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive173% 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 (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C52
MotherboardMSI B450M-A PRO MAX (MS-7C52)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20220723
Uptime6.2 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 17:53
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User BGR-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 3 3300X-$250
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Memory 82.9
1-Core 147
2-Core 285
93% 171 Pts
4-Core 442
8-Core 633
67% 537 Pts
64-Core 673
42% 673 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$43
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0906I Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 263 185 184 212 211 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
173% Outstanding
Read 2,048
Write 484
Mixed 658
SusWrite 230
186% 855 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 53.7
220% 87.7 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 97.1
DQ Mixed 118
115% 190 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 173%
Great: 271%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
431GB free
Firmware: 2BA30001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 96 96 96 99 98 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
45.3% Average
Read 62.3
Write 40.2
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 95.6
43% 58.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
137% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 59%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$30
297GB free
Firmware: 13057113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 121 119 119 118 122 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
70.3% Very good
Read 124
Write 154
Mixed 93.3
SusWrite 120
91% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 3200 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
74.9% Very good
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 27.6
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 27.2
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 75.4
53% 75.4 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 112%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 61: 9R 3G 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
61% 29% 65 439 292 60 0" 1366 768
Typical B450M-A PRO MAX (MS-7C52) Builds (Compare 3,328 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450M-A PRO MAX (MS-7C52)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $456
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-12600K $278Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $450Crucial MX500 250GB $38
Intel Core i5-12400F $170Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $106
Intel Core i7-12700K $399Nvidia RTX 3050 $300Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $60SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $30Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $60SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $453SanDisk Extreme 16GB $17
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback