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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics77.3% 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 Drive106% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '19 at 18:19
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X-$280
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Memory 72.5
1-Core 140
2-Core 277
90% 163 Pts
4-Core 547
8-Core 991
96% 769 Pts
64-Core 1,449
97% 1,449 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$230
MSI(1462 3793) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Lighting 99.6
Reflection 87.9
Parallax 77.1
82% 88.2 fps
MRender 70.6
Gravity 81.7
Splatting 79.1
43% 77.1 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 207 210 203 202 201 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 464
Mixed 396
SusWrite 226
88% 394 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 82.6
4K Mixed 54.2
179% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 367
277% 371 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 106%
Great: 124%
Starwind RAM DISK 4GB
4GB free
Firmware: 0001
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 8,644
Write 6,291
Mixed 7,262
1,645% 7,399 MB/s
4K Read 734
4K Write 630
4K Mixed 676
2,313% 680 MB/s
DQ Read 2,142
DQ Write 1,834
DQ Mixed 1,973
1,482% 1,983 MB/s
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$75
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 142 141 143 145 145 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 129
Write 138
Mixed 88
SusWrite 143
92% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$64
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
68.4% Good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 26.6
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 24.5
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 95.8
42% 95.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86) Builds (Compare 8,816 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $585
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