MSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 85.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics102% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive133% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C56
MotherboardMSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)  (all builds)
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201030
Uptime11 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 04:22
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%
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 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$380
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Memory 69.6
1-Core 157
2-Core 311
97% 179 Pts
4-Core 548
8-Core 938
93% 742 Pts
64-Core 1,164
78% 1,164 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
102% Outstanding
Lighting 120
Reflection 138
Parallax 128
97% 129 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 137
Splatting 118
108% 123 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 102%
Great: 116%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 870 EVO 1TB-$120
620GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 476 483 484 488 490 489 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 487
Mixed 455
SusWrite 485
109% 484 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 64.4
212% 74.4 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 366
DQ Mixed 375
282% 377 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 133%
Great: 137%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C18 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
63.4% Good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 26
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 23.6
56% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 129%

 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 6,325 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $962
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