MSI B450M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
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 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.
Graphics67% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180620
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '19 at 01:27
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 2600-$164
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
SC Int 102
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 99
80% 101 Pts
QC Int 349
QC Float 394
QC Mixed 400
86% 381 Pts
MC Int 843
MC Float 877
MC Mixed 869
129% 863 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$150
CLim: 1268 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.1.1
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
67% Good
Lighting 194
Reflection 169
Parallax 282
70% 215 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 187
Splatting 126
65% 149 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 67%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HTS545050B9A300 500GB-$76
424GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB4OC64G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 48 51 55 69 73 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
40.5% Average
Read 81.7
Write 75.5
Mixed 40.2
SusWrite 59.2
47% 64.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 46%
Seagate ST3500830AS 500GB-$145
210GB free
Firmware: 3.AAD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 65 65 65 65 65 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
39.7% Below average
Read 73.7
Write 66.5
Mixed 48.5
SusWrite 64.4
47% 63.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown PSD44G240082 Kingston 9905665-011.A00G 8GB
2400, 2400 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
72.4% Very good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 23.4
MC Mixed 23.1
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 23.1
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 83.5
48% 83.5 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 80%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38) Builds (Compare 1,019 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $469
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