MSI A520M-A PRO (MS-7C96)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
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 95.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics17.3% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive317% 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C96
MotherboardMSI A520M-A PRO (MS-7C96)  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20230306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 16 '23 at 16:35
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
AMD Ryzen 5 4600G
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Memory 84
1-Core 145
2-Core 288
94% 172 Pts
4-Core 575
8-Core 943
93% 759 Pts
64-Core 1,134
70% 1,134 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
AMD RX Vega 8 4000 (iGPU)
AMD(1002 1636) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 23.9.2
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
17.3% Very poor
Lighting 21.6
Reflection 21.8
Parallax 32.8
18% 25.4 fps
MRender 15.4
Gravity 23.9
Splatting 21.5
17% 20.3 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 17.3%
Great: 17%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Crucial P5 Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$107
850GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P7CR402 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2276 2296 2289 2331 1511 1199 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
317% Outstanding
Read 2497
Write 2,279
Mixed 1,973
SusWrite 1,984
491% 2,183 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 58.2
184% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,046
DQ Write 675
DQ Mixed 848
636% 857 MB/s
Poor: 181%
This bench: 317%
Great: 536%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$139
542GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 107 108 108 110 109 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
57% Above average
Read 91.5
Write 79.8
Mixed 36.6
SusWrite 108
57% 78.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
68% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 57%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$45
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
MC Read 38.7
MC Write 29.5
MC Mixed 35.7
99% 34.6 GB/s
SC Read 25.4
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 28.8
93% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 76.6
52% 76.6 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0P 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 71 58 60 31.5" 1280 720 GSM0001 LG TV
Typical A520M-A PRO (MS-7C96) Builds (Compare 1,809 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI A520M-A PRO (MS-7C96)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $175
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