MSI A520M PRO-VH (MS-7C96)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 88.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics1.93% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive198% 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-7C96
MotherboardMSI A520M PRO-VH (MS-7C96)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201111
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 04 '21 at 13:18
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Memory 81.3
1-Core 135
2-Core 268
90% 162 Pts
4-Core 509
8-Core 818
84% 664 Pts
64-Core 1,074
72% 1,074 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 220
Device(0000 0000) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 341.74
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
1.93% Terrible
Lighting 2.4
Reflection 2.3
Parallax 1.2
2% 1.97 fps
MRender 4.9
Gravity 1.9
Splatting 2.5
2% 3.1 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.93%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$61
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 222 222 222 222 222 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
198% Outstanding
Read 1,480
Write 921
Mixed 973
SusWrite 255
201% 907 MB/s
4K Read 54
4K Write 191
4K Mixed 78.7
284% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 683
DQ Write 938
DQ Mixed 579
502% 733 MB/s
Poor: 117%
This bench: 198%
Great: 201%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
921GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 134 135 131 130 128 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
47.3% Average
Read 33.1
Write 0.2
Mixed 1.7
SusWrite 132
30% 41.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
170% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3000 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
85% Excellent
MC Read 34.7
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 33.6
87% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 25.6
SC Write 22.5
SC Mixed 33.3
78% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 78.1
51% 78.1 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 85%
Great: 102%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 6 72 23.5" 1280 720 SAM100E S24R35x
Typical A520M PRO-VH (MS-7C96) Builds (Compare 6 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI A520M PRO-VH (MS-7C96)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $331
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