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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
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 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 89.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics78.5% 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 Drive108% 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)
Memory8.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190918
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateJan 23 '20 at 07:55
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User HKG-User
Background CPU10%

 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 Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$175
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
89.5% Excellent
1-Core 136
2-Core 267
95% 201 Pts
4-Core 487
8-Core 831
83% 659 Pts
64-Core 1,076
72% 1,076 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$330
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Lighting 163
Reflection 163
Parallax 163
43% 163 fps
MRender 262
Gravity 277
Splatting 163
81% 234 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
343GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 377 377 376 370 373 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 382
Mixed 318
SusWrite 375
87% 390 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 41.6
159% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 365
DQ Mixed 269
231% 339 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 108%
Great: 129%
Seagate IronWolf 3TB (2016)-$92
2.5TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 178 176 179 179 179 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 171
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 178
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
MC Read 35.7
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 34.7
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 24
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 29.8
73% 25.7 GB/s
Latency 74.4
54% 74.4 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 110%
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 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 2,587 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $728
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