MSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 91.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics6.01% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive90.5% 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C56
MotherboardMSI B550-A PRO (MS-7C56)  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210513
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 23 '21 at 01:58
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$265
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
Memory 76
1-Core 158
2-Core 297
97% 177 Pts
4-Core 575
8-Core 920
95% 747 Pts
64-Core 1,161
78% 1,161 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 240
Device(1B0A 90D3) 2GB
CLim: 780 MHz, MLim: 900 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 21.5.2
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
6.01% Terrible
Lighting 7.3
Reflection 8.6
Parallax 10.1
6% 8.67 fps
MRender 7.2
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 6.2
6% 7.03 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.01%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS500G2B0B-00YS70 500GB
396GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 208 218 208 215 208 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Read 345
Write 300
Mixed 287
SusWrite 217
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 41.8
164% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 220
187% 274 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BL8G32C16U4B.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
72.3% Very good
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 19.7
MC Mixed 27.2
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 26.8
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 88.2
45% 88.2 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 111%

 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 8,999 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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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: $959
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