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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 82.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics15% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive50.5% 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-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M PRO-VDH PLUS (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190107
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 14 '19 at 17:37
Run Duration180 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$115
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
1-Core 118
2-Core 234
83% 176 Pts
4-Core 472
8-Core 768
79% 620 Pts
64-Core 1,003
67% 1,003 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
Asus(1043 85F5) 2GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 432.0
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
15% Very poor
Lighting 59.4
Reflection 41
Parallax 60.8
16% 53.7 fps
MRender 32.8
Gravity 56.7
Splatting 48.2
15% 45.9 fps
Poor: 14%
This bench: 15%
Great: 16%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$22
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 139 142 141 140 116 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
50.5% Above average
Read 350
Write 138
Mixed 159
SusWrite 149
44% 199 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 36.8
4K Mixed 20.4
85% 27.8 MB/s
DQ Read 33.7
DQ Write 35.7
DQ Mixed 32.6
25% 34 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 78%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$97
402GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 488 490 483 481 474 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 491
Mixed 409
SusWrite 483
106% 472 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 61.6
205% 71.5 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 370
279% 372 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 130%
Great: 134%
WDC WD10 JPVX-22JC3T0 1TB
444GB free, PID 0621
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 98 100 100 100 101 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
43.9% Average
Read 105
Write 102
Mixed 52
SusWrite 100
119% 89.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
107% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 44%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 8GB-$9
6GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5 5.2 5.4 5.4 5.4 5.7 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
22.9% Poor
Read 131
Write 2.8
Mixed 5.7
SusWrite 5.3
27% 36.2 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
43% 3.9 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 22.9%
Great: 23%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$58
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3400 MHz clocked @ 1700 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 46.4
MC Write 40.7
MC Mixed 35.7
117% 40.9 GB/s
SC Read 26.4
SC Write 43.3
SC Mixed 29.6
95% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 112%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450M PRO-VDH PLUS (MS-7A38) Builds (Compare 3,108 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $370
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