MSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics132% 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 Drive94.1% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181106
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 22:37
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$156
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Memory 82.6
1-Core 108
2-Core 214
78% 135 Pts
4-Core 425
8-Core 745
73% 585 Pts
64-Core 974
65% 974 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$649
EVGA(3842 5390) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
132% Outstanding
Lighting 161
Reflection 182
Parallax 188
130% 177 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 174
Splatting 119
135% 141 fps
Poor: 114%
This bench: 132%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDBNCE2500PNC 250GB
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 215 219 186 5.6 58 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 437
Mixed 162
SusWrite 150
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 46.5
166% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 243
202% 293 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 105%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$30
89GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 119 121 121 121 120 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Read 166
Write 161
Mixed 106
SusWrite 120
102% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
240% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$60
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 41.7
MC Write 38.9
MC Mixed 33.1
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 26.8
SC Write 35
SC Mixed 27.8
85% 29.9 GB/s
Latency 75.9
53% 75.9 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 41: 5R 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
41% 37% 41 193 30 60 34.1" 1280 720 ACR06F3 XV340CK P
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Gaming
Gaming 45%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 42%
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Motherboard: MSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $424
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