MSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing 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.
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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics27.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive153% 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.
Run History
14 days ago, 12 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C56
MotherboardMSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201030
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 01:23
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing 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 5600X-$299
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 94.4
1-Core 160
2-Core 317
106% 190 Pts
4-Core 625
8-Core 1,003
104% 814 Pts
64-Core 1,269
85% 1,269 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 105%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
CLim: 1070 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 21.3.2
Performing below potential (66th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
27.8% Poor
Lighting 35.1
Reflection 35.5
Parallax 46.6
28% 39.1 fps
MRender 32.3
Gravity 34.1
Splatting 26.3
27% 30.9 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 27.8%
Great: 30%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 206 217 194 210 160 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
153% Outstanding
Read 1,156
Write 729
Mixed 804
SusWrite 208
161% 724 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 62.2
222% 82.1 MB/s
DQ Read 836
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 703
484% 614 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 153%
Great: 152%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$119
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
MC Read 40.6
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 35.9
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 32.4
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 37.8
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 58.7
68% 58.7 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 105%

 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 7,142 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $980
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