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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 91.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics57.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive237% 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.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateSep 18 '20 at 03:52
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 38%
Watch Gameplay: 580 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X-$209
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.25 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Memory 80.9
1-Core 137
2-Core 274
91% 164 Pts
4-Core 548
8-Core 925
93% 737 Pts
64-Core 1,150
77% 1,150 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$170
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 2120 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.8.3
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57.6% Above average
Lighting 209
Reflection 193
Parallax 281
55% 228 fps
MRender 158
Gravity 209
Splatting 144
58% 170 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 61%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc M.2 PCIe SSD 1TB
885GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0214B0L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1095 1623 1154 1650 246 1060 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
237% Outstanding
Read 1,498
Write 1,638
Mixed 1,045
SusWrite 1138
299% 1,330 MB/s
4K Read 54
4K Write 212
4K Mixed 30.2
232% 98.6 MB/s
DQ Read 812
DQ Write 1,041
DQ Mixed 524
508% 792 MB/s
Poor: 149%
This bench: 237%
Great: 342%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
MC Read 36.3
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 38.3
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 25.8
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 38.7
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 78.9
51% 78.9 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 91%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38) Builds (Compare 10,800 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $517
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