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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 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 70.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics48.6% 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)
Boot Drive62.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory3.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200610
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 13 '21 at 10:40
Run Duration238 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 19%
Watch Gameplay: 1060-3GB + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3500-$140
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Memory 63.9
1-Core 115
2-Core 234
76% 138 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 530
64% 480 Pts
64-Core 614
41% 614 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
48.6% Average
Lighting 58.3
Reflection 58.7
Parallax 58.5
47% 58.5 fps
MRender 62.6
Gravity 62.3
Splatting 57.5
50% 60.8 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP S700 250GB-$40
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 84 7.1 100 74 2.4 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
62.3% Good
Read 492
Write 411
Mixed 410
SusWrite 101
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 59.6
4K Mixed 27
103% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 16.9
DQ Mixed 1.3
28% 72.6 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$72
394GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 187 188 185 188 188 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 139
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 187
106% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
32.5% Below average
MC Read 11.5
MC Write 10.6
MC Mixed 11.3
32% 11.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 10
SC Mixed 10.3
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 117
34% 117 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 52%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 73: 10R 7G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
73% 45% 42 315 246 144 24.5" 1920 1080 LEN2450 Y25f
History: Score 54: 7R 4G 7B | Score 73: 10R 7G 2B
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Gaming
Gaming 65%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
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Motherboard: MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $575
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