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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics43.8% 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)
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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 27 '21 at 00:23
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User IRQ-User
Background CPU 15%
Watch Gameplay: 1650 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$187
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
61.8% Good
Memory 67.3
1-Core 81.1
2-Core 160
60% 103 Pts
4-Core 303
8-Core 544
53% 424 Pts
64-Core 879
59% 879 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650-$155
Gigabyte(1458 3FCC) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
43.8% Average
Lighting 57.6
Reflection 53.2
Parallax 49.5
47% 53.4 fps
MRender 42
Gravity 51.7
Splatting 45.9
40% 46.5 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 46%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$70
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X04c12
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 412
Write 374
Mixed 344
84% 377 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 60
4K Mixed 30.5
105% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 186
142% 189 MB/s
Poor: 34% Great: 96%
Seagate Video SV35.6 Series 1TB-$40
738GB free
Firmware: CV26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 198 196 195 198 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 207
Write 184
Mixed 95.5
SusWrite 195
125% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 115%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
MC Read 33
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 27.6
87% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 19.4
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 65%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $578
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