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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics84.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive49.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190829
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '20 at 14:45
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$137
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
77.8% Very good
1-Core 119
2-Core 233
83% 176 Pts
4-Core 421
8-Core 723
72% 572 Pts
64-Core 991
66% 991 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
Asus(1043 8548) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1582 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Lighting 345
Reflection 316
Parallax 374
90% 345 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 310
Splatting 206
84% 241 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1Z40102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 53 117 63 121 63 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
49.2% Average
Read 501
Write 449
Mixed 27.8
SusWrite 133
61% 278 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 16.5
4K Mixed 0.5
60% 16.7 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 19.7
DQ Mixed 1.2
31% 79.7 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 97%
HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB
927GB free
Firmware: JA0OA4D0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 98 98 96 96 97 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
55% Above average
Read 94.8
Write 88.3
Mixed 38
SusWrite 96.7
58% 79.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 55%
Great: 57%
USB DISK 3.0 126GB
43GB free, PID 6300
Operating at USB 3.2 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 32 39 40 33 40 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
23.2% Poor
Read 89.3
Write 3.3
Mixed 27.2
SusWrite 33.9
41% 38.4 MB/s
4K Read 12.2
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
45% 4.07 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 23.2%
Great: 27%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$73
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 44.2
MC Write 40.6
MC Mixed 34.7
114% 39.8 GB/s
SC Read 26.2
SC Write 41.2
SC Mixed 29.7
92% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 110%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 100%
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Workstation
Workstation 83%
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Motherboard: MSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $730
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