MSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 92.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics67.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive110% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C56
MotherboardMSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200831
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 10 '20 at 00:02
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$270
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.35 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Memory 89.9
1-Core 138
2-Core 280
95% 169 Pts
4-Core 507
8-Core 878
87% 692 Pts
64-Core 1,188
80% 1,188 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$230
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (51st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
67.7% Good
Lighting 92.5
Reflection 82.6
Parallax 71.8
75% 82.3 fps
MRender 69.4
Gravity 74.3
Splatting 71
59% 71.6 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS500G2B0A-00SM50 500GB
398GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401020WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 423 427 424 429 427 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 441
Mixed 276
SusWrite 428
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 36.7
172% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 145
147% 233 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 110%
Great: 113%
Corsair Force LE 240GB-$85
223GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 210 177 177 178 178 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 502
Mixed 382
SusWrite 217
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 42.9
160% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 366
DQ Mixed 208
194% 299 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 97%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
490GB free
Firmware: CC62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 159 165 163 162 168 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 142
Mixed 76.5
SusWrite 164
106% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 105%
Great: 114%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$73
927GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 176 176 177 177 173 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 172
Mixed 109
SusWrite 176
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.2
241% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GX-D4-3200-MR 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 45.1
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 43.3
110% 38.6 GB/s
SC Read 30.4
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 44.2
97% 33.9 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%

 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 10,702 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: $952
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