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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics67.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive214% 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
24 days ago, 24 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 26 '20 at 19:45
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$120
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
79.7% Very good
1-Core 114
2-Core 228
80% 171 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 741
76% 598 Pts
64-Core 963
65% 963 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
67.7% Good
Lighting 267
Reflection 216
Parallax 250
70% 245 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 227
Splatting 167
68% 212 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8250G 250GB
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 947 961 712 754 251 253 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
214% Outstanding
Read 1,463
Write 962
Mixed 936
SusWrite 646
223% 1,002 MB/s
4K Read 60.4
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 77.8
260% 89.1 MB/s
DQ Read 813
DQ Write 755
DQ Mixed 306
360% 625 MB/s
Poor: 128%
This bench: 214%
Great: 232%
Seagate ST31000520AS 1TB-$250
780GB free
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 105 105 108 106 106 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
62.1% Good
Read 110
Write 110
Mixed 58.4
SusWrite 106
70% 96.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$82
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 44.6
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 35
114% 39.9 GB/s
SC Read 25.4
SC Write 40.3
SC Mixed 28.8
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
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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 2,491 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: 72% - Very good Total price: $723
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