MSI B450M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics108% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive36% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180620
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateAug 18 '19 at 06:00
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%
Watch Gameplay: 2070S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$145
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
Memory 83.5
1-Core 108
2-Core 213
78% 135 Pts
4-Core 415
8-Core 681
69% 548 Pts
64-Core 890
60% 890 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
Zotac(19DA 7500) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
108% Outstanding
Lighting 462
Reflection 374
Parallax 493
121% 443 fps
MRender 339
Gravity 374
Splatting 237
108% 317 fps
Poor: 100%
This bench: 108%
Great: 123%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$28
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 60 59 60 60 61 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
36% Below average
Read 304
Write 108
Mixed 109
SusWrite 65.3
32% 146 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 25.3
4K Mixed 14.4
63% 20.1 MB/s
DQ Read 19.2
DQ Write 20.5
DQ Mixed 19
14% 19.6 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 36%
Great: 92%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
327GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 154 155 154 155 156 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
96% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 169
Mixed 109
SusWrite 154
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
251% 1.9 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 96%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing below potential (94th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
103% Outstanding
MC Read 41.4
MC Write 37
MC Mixed 33.7
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 24.6
SC Write 38.4
SC Mixed 28.5
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 103%
Great: 104%

 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 1,323 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $414
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