MSI B350M PRO-VDH (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 80.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics26.6% 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 Drive207% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B350M PRO-VDH (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180424
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 27 '18 at 19:21
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$150
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Memory 80.2
1-Core 109
2-Core 217
78% 135 Pts
4-Core 433
8-Core 697
72% 565 Pts
64-Core 922
62% 922 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$110
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing below potential (63rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
26.6% Poor
Lighting 33.6
Reflection 24.7
Parallax 30.4
27% 29.6 fps
MRender 35.6
Gravity 31.6
Splatting 30.4
26% 32.5 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 26.6%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
353GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 77% Great: 129%
MyDigitalSSD BPX NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB-$148
271GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
207% Outstanding
Read 1,955
Write 1,453
Mixed 1,559
368% 1,655 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 54.7
4K Mixed 30.2
108% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 70.3
75% 123 MB/s
Poor: 107%
This bench: 207%
Great: 210%
WD My Book Duo 0A10 12TB
7.5TB free, PID 0a10
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 301
Write 194
Mixed 142
246% 212 MB/s
4K Read 1.32
4K Write 0.55
4K Mixed 0.25
32% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 88%
Great: 106%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB-$72
53GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 244
Write 159
Mixed 163
226% 188 MB/s
4K Read 10.6
4K Write 10.6
4K Mixed 4.7
560% 8.62 MB/s
DQ Read 11.5
DQ Write 11.3
DQ Mixed 4.98
595% 9.24 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 105%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing below potential (95th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
104% Outstanding
MC Read 41
MC Write 36.7
MC Mixed 35.9
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 26.1
SC Write 39.4
SC Mixed 31
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 80.1
50% 80.1 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 104%
Great: 105%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B350M PRO-VDH (MS-7A38) Builds (Compare 4,659 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI B350M PRO-VDH (MS-7A38) - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $552
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