MSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 11 is the most recent version of Windows.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). 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)
Memory28.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20220317
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 26 '23 at 01:52
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 5500-$99
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Memory 84.8
1-Core 168
2-Core 337
105% 197 Pts
4-Core 619
8-Core 926
96% 773 Pts
64-Core 1,134
70% 1,134 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 100%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
PNY(196E 1347) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3600 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 528.02
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
73.9% Very good
Lighting 92.4
Reflection 93.6
Parallax 85.8
75% 90.6 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 81.3
Splatting 73.8
71% 89.4 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 76%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$30
339GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 27 27 26 41 46 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile)
11.1% Very poor
Read 6.2
Write 25.3
Mixed 10.3
SusWrite 32.5
14% 18.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.1
19% 0.13 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 11.1%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3600 C18 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
MC Read 35
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 31.2
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 29.1
SC Write 46.2
SC Mixed 31.2
101% 35.5 GB/s
Latency 72.1
56% 72.1 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 129%

 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 50 15 60 72.3" 1280 720 GSM0001 LG TV SSCR2
Typical B550-A PRO (MS-7C56) Builds (Compare 6,795 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 142%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 130%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $873
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