MSI B450M BAZOOKA V2 (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 24%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics10.8% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M BAZOOKA V2 (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 15:02
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD A6-9500 APU (2016 D.BR)
AM4, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
24% Poor
1-Core 65.3
2-Core 140
48% 102 Pts
4-Core 137
8-Core 133
18% 135 Pts
64-Core 130
9% 130 Pts
Poor: 14%
This bench: 24%
Great: 25%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R5 Graphics
MSI(1462 7A38) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.10.16
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
10.8% Very poor
Lighting 31.5
Reflection 34.2
Parallax 42.5
11% 36.1 fps
MRender 18.1
Gravity 31.1
Splatting 25.1
11% 24.8 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 10.8%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$60
897GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 62 65 72 97 101 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 116
Write 97.7
Mixed 56.8
SusWrite 78.9
64% 87.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
173% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
28.7% Poor
MC Read 12
MC Write 6.5
MC Mixed 10.9
28% 9.8 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 9.9
22% 7.73 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 28.7%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450M BAZOOKA V2 (MS-7A38) Builds (Compare 982 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI B450M BAZOOKA V2 (MS-7A38)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $419
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