MSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 95.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics85.7% 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 Drive329% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C56
MotherboardMSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210513
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '21 at 21:34
Run Duration213 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X-$285
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Memory 91.5
1-Core 159
2-Core 318
105% 189 Pts
4-Core 538
8-Core 946
93% 742 Pts
64-Core 1,215
82% 1,215 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Lighting 108
Reflection 113
Parallax 104
88% 109 fps
MRender 97.8
Gravity 105
Splatting 101
84% 101 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2019)-$130
696GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2050 1711 1707 1666 1622 1574 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
329% Outstanding
Read 2,016
Write 2,369
Mixed 1,880
SusWrite 1,722
451% 1,997 MB/s
4K Read 53
4K Write 198
4K Mixed 80.6
288% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 1331
DQ Write 1,127
DQ Mixed 1,224
918% 1,227 MB/s
Poor: 218%
This bench: 329%
Great: 336%
Corsair Force LE 240GB-$85
159GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 470 140 176 174 176 175 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 494
Mixed 388
SusWrite 219
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 96.6
4K Mixed 41.8
154% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 370
DQ Mixed 208
195% 301 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 97%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$70
811GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 88 89 90 89 89 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
54.3% Above average
Read 99.9
Write 101
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 88.9
68% 91.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
184% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
MC Read 40.2
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 35.1
95% 33.1 GB/s
SC Read 30.5
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 36.8
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B550-A PRO (MS-7C56) Builds (Compare 10,684 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 138%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $957
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