Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 71%
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive121% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 13 '19 at 10:21
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU?21%

?PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$175
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
1-Core 125
2-Core 239
86% 182 Pts
4-Core 480
8-Core 736
78% 608 Pts
64-Core 955
64% 955 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$275
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
72% Very good
Lighting 281
Reflection 224
Parallax 265
74% 257 fps
MRender 211
Gravity 256
Splatting 169
72% 212 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 72%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Team T253TD001T 1TB
717GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0410A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 433 435 398 381 392 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 358
Mixed 428
SusWrite 412
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 58.6
192% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 130
156% 273 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 121%
Great: 126%
28GB free, PID 00ff
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.7 6.6 0.5 9.6 12 12 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
6.05% Terrible
Read 21.5
Write 17.5
Mixed 9.3
SusWrite 7.5
17% 13.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.4
30% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.05%
Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$63
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
MC Read 34.7
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 33.1
86% 30.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 30.4
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 78.3
51% 78.3 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 104%
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?System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38) Builds (Compare 2,126 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 57%
Desktop 73%
Workstation 63%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $429
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