MSI B350M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 81.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics34.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B350M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171206
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 22:16
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$150
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
SC Int 97.1
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 100
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 381
QC Float 419
QC Mixed 401
91% 400 Pts
MC Int 820
MC Float 855
MC Mixed 844
126% 840 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$228
CLim: 980 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.8.1
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
34.1% Below average
Lighting 0.3
Reflection 132
Parallax 176
20% 103 fps
MRender 106
Gravity 120
Splatting 83.9
45% 104 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 47%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
658GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 98 131 126 150 147 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Read 164
Write 156
Mixed 101
SusWrite 121
100% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
244% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x4GB-$89
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 29.7
92% 32.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 32.2
SC Mixed 25.3
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 94.7
42% 94.7 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 91%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B350M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38) Builds (Compare 4,378 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B350M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $434
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