MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 89.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics73.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive122% 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 B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200519
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 18 '21 at 11:41
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU3%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$270
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Memory 81
1-Core 136
2-Core 271
91% 163 Pts
4-Core 522
8-Core 825
86% 673 Pts
64-Core 1,082
73% 1,082 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
73.6% Very good
Lighting 94.9
Reflection 93
Parallax 87.1
77% 91.7 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 81.9
Splatting 73.6
70% 89.7 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 704 519 323 436 89 658 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 1,303
Write 946
Mixed 123
SusWrite 455
156% 707 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 35
4K Mixed 32.4
110% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 56.4
DQ Mixed 91
89% 149 MB/s
Poor: 130%
This bench: 122%
Great: 277%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
548GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 175 172 167 168 171 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 180
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 170
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
64% Good
MC Read 23.4
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 21.1
62% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 22.2
66% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 78.6
51% 78.6 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 64%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 45: 5R 4G 8B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
45% 31% 55 336 274 144 23.8" 1920 1080 AOC2402 24G2W1G4
Typical B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38) Builds (Compare 22,465 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $575
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