MSI B460M-A PRO (MS-7C88)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics45.1% 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 Drive88.1% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C88
MotherboardMSI B460M-A PRO (MS-7C88)  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 26 '21 at 08:16
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3-10100F-$100
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Memory 92.1
1-Core 131
2-Core 253
91% 159 Pts
4-Core 503
8-Core 690
78% 597 Pts
64-Core 690
46% 690 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$150
Asus(1043 051B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1244 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.4.1
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
45.1% Average
Lighting 54.1
Reflection 58.8
Parallax 73.8
44% 62.2 fps
MRender 59.1
Gravity 57.7
Splatting 43.2
47% 53.3 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 51%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk SD8SN8U-128G-1006 128GB
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 106 96 94 88 93 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 481
Write 204
Mixed 147
SusWrite 98.3
51% 233 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 49.2
164% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 158
145% 227 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Goodram GR26C16S8K1HU408 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
MC Read 33.7
MC Write 33.3
MC Mixed 24.7
87% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 26.7
79% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 89%

 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 3,496 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) - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $604
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