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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics44.2% 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 Drive72% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
21 days ago, 18 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory7.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20191107
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 07 '22 at 11:16
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 26%
Watch Gameplay: 1660-Ti + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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-$179
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
77.8% Very good
Memory 70.3
1-Core 115
2-Core 234
78% 140 Pts
4-Core 457
8-Core 743
76% 600 Pts
64-Core 945
63% 945 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 512.95
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
44.2% Average
Lighting 53.7
Reflection 94.9
Parallax 85.5
43% 78 fps
MRender 95.4
Gravity 49
Splatting 39.7
45% 61.4 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 151 143 128 128 124 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
72% Very good
Read 442
Write 218
Mixed 172
SusWrite 143
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 78.7
4K Mixed 31.3
107% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 172
DQ Mixed 183
160% 244 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 72%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$22
68GB free
Firmware: 18.01H18
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 70 72 68 71 72 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
51.9% Above average
Read 110
Write 107
Mixed 65.8
SusWrite 70.6
65% 88.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
169% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 70%
Seagate Backup+ BK 1TB
106GB free, PID a013
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 36 37 35 36 35 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
18.7% Very poor
Read 35.1
Write 30.7
Mixed 30.4
SusWrite 35.1
44% 32.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
90% 1 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 18.7%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$58
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
63.1% Good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 17.6
MC Mixed 25.1
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 21.6
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 73: 9R 6G 10B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
73% 22% 114 282 211 144 23.5" 1920 1080 AOC2401 24G1WG4
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
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Motherboard: MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $472
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