MSI B460M-A PRO (MS-7C88)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 89.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics30% 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 Drive232% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C88
MotherboardMSI B460M-A PRO (MS-7C88)  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200603
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateFeb 22 '21 at 15:01
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU 18%
Watch Gameplay: 1050-Ti + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10400F-$174
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Memory 94.5
1-Core 122
2-Core 236
88% 151 Pts
4-Core 452
8-Core 724
75% 588 Pts
64-Core 997
67% 997 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 457.51
Performing below potential (45th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
30% Below average
Lighting 36.5
Reflection 39.6
Parallax 37.6
30% 37.9 fps
MRender 37.2
Gravity 38.2
Splatting 26.9
31% 34.1 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 30%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$109
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1333 311 312 314 312 311 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
232% Outstanding
Read 2,259
Write 1,464
Mixed 1,186
SusWrite 482
299% 1,348 MB/s
4K Read 53.2
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 71.1
243% 86.3 MB/s
DQ Read 974
DQ Write 702
DQ Mixed 882
647% 852 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 232%
Great: 274%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
445GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 409 349 286 285 284 285 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 464
Mixed 434
SusWrite 316
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 53.2
179% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 359
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 111%
Great: 129%
Samsung HD502HJ 500GB-$50
466GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 133 137 134 135 136 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
74.4% Very good
Read 124
Write 36.7
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 135
68% 91.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
192% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 76%
Samsung SP2004C 200GB-$46
172GB free
Firmware: VM100-33
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 55 55 55 55 55 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
31.8% Below average
Read 55.4
Write 54.1
Mixed 40.3
SusWrite 55.2
38% 51.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 31.8%
Great: 32%
WD Red 1TB (2012)-$50
700GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 145 147 146 148 148 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Read 151
Write 137
Mixed 88.7
SusWrite 147
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
79.2% Very good
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 30.8
MC Mixed 22.3
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 22.7
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 58.4
68% 58.4 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B460M-A PRO (MS-7C88) Builds (Compare 4,028 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B460M-A PRO (MS-7C88) - $113

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $607
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HDDRAMUSB
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