MSI B460M-A PRO (MS-7C88)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 90.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89% 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-7C88
MotherboardMSI B460M-A PRO (MS-7C88)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200821
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateJun 06 '21 at 06:49
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User PER-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$170
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Memory 91.8
1-Core 126
2-Core 235
88% 151 Pts
4-Core 479
8-Core 820
82% 650 Pts
64-Core 1,006
68% 1,006 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
68.5% Good
Lighting 87.6
Reflection 88.3
Parallax 89.9
71% 88.6 fps
MRender 107
Gravity 76.9
Splatting 69.9
66% 84.6 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA400M8240G 240GB
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK62B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 221 147 114 115 115 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 470
Write 264
Mixed 340
SusWrite 155
68% 307 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 80.7
4K Mixed 41.9
158% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 201
172% 250 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 89%
Great: 90%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$50
445GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8R0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 78 85 101 102 103 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Read 162
Write 150
Mixed 39.2
SusWrite 91.5
80% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
147% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFRA266.C8FN 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
84.8% Excellent
MC Read 33
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 23.5
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 27.6
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 94%

 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 3,561 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B460M-A PRO (MS-7C88) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $601
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