MSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 85.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics63.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.6% 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory7.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20200617
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 22:17
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-$138
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Memory 83.6
1-Core 133
2-Core 258
87% 158 Pts
4-Core 470
8-Core 826
78% 648 Pts
64-Core 1,011
63% 1,011 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$121
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
63.8% Good
Lighting 74.8
Reflection 87.1
Parallax 78.8
60% 80.2 fps
MRender 111
Gravity 79
Splatting 71.2
68% 87.1 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 250GB-$134
142GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 358 294 297 300 301 301 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Read 443
Write 403
Mixed 360
SusWrite 309
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 42.4
150% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 358
DQ Mixed 256
223% 331 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 113%
Samsung 840 250GB-$199
75GB free
Firmware: DXT06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 236 237 233 242 242 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
72.2% Very good
Read 394
Write 205
Mixed 156
SusWrite 239
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 75.7
4K Mixed 21.9
102% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 56.3
97% 191 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 85%
Team TM8FP6512G 512GB
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1218A3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 167 216 205 200 134 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Read 615
Write 556
Mixed 886
SusWrite 217
128% 569 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 18.9
118% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 805
DQ Write 386
DQ Mixed 464
379% 552 MB/s
Poor: 130%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 287%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
MC Read 38.7
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 37.3
98% 34.3 GB/s
SC Read 24
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 33.2
79% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 74.2
54% 74.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 116%

 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 35 29 60 23" 1280 720 ACI23D2 ASUS VS239
Typical B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86) Builds (Compare 3,330 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $394
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