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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 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 92.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive217% 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200418
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMay 24 '21 at 12:51
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU4%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st 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 4.25 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Memory 84.3
1-Core 138
2-Core 271
92% 164 Pts
4-Core 542
8-Core 918
92% 730 Pts
64-Core 1,146
77% 1,146 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
Nvidia(10DE 21C4) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2265 MHz, MLim: 3800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Lighting 95.4
Reflection 95.5
Parallax 89.2
77% 93.4 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 84.9
Splatting 76
73% 94.9 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB (2018)-$74
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101200WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 500 390 375 392 380 395 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
217% Outstanding
Read 1,729
Write 1,544
Mixed 1,368
SusWrite 405
282% 1,262 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 73.7
264% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 852
DQ Write 1,018
DQ Mixed 803
642% 891 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 217%
Great: 221%
Seagate BarraCuda 120 SSD ZA500CM10003 500GB
297GB free
Firmware: STRSD013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 494 492 494 495 495 495 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 497
Mixed 481
SusWrite 494
112% 498 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 64.9
220% 78.9 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 371
DQ Mixed 379
285% 380 MB/s
Poor: 90%
This bench: 136%
Great: 137%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
654GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 177 179 182 182 181 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 203
Write 157
Mixed 90.5
SusWrite 180
115% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
165% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 110%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
MC Read 37.5
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 37.8
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 28.7
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 39.7
91% 32 GB/s
Latency 73
55% 73 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 113%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

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

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