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

Performance Results

Gaming 65%
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 59%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 83.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive113% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
9 months ago, 7 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B86
MotherboardMSI B450-A PRO MAX (MS-7B86)  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200617
Uptime2 Days
Run DateDec 23 '20 at 00:28
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%
Watch Gameplay: 1660 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Memory 86.8
1-Core 112
2-Core 224
82% 141 Pts
4-Core 432
8-Core 697
72% 564 Pts
64-Core 913
61% 913 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$230
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
69.5% Good
Lighting 92.8
Reflection 90.1
Parallax 79.2
75% 87.4 fps
MRender 65
Gravity 80.7
Splatting 72.2
63% 72.6 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Ct500mx5 0 500GB
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 435 436 448 289 356 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 451
Mixed 452
SusWrite 396
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 54.5
180% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 258
200% 274 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 113%
Great: 122%
WD My Book 25EE 3TB
2.5TB free, PID 25ee
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 176 176 176 175 176 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
71% Very good
Read 174
Write 174
Mixed 118
SusWrite 175
216% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
120% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 71%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BL8G32C16U4B.M8FE1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 44.7
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 36.5
116% 40.7 GB/s
SC Read 26.6
SC Write 40.5
SC Mixed 31.2
94% 32.8 GB/s
Latency 70.7
57% 70.7 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 112%
Great: 108%

 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 16,241 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 64%
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 61%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $664
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