MSI B450M BAZOOKA V2 (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics60% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M BAZOOKA V2 (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 22 '19 at 15:50
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User JOR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$115
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
72.7% Very good
1-Core 113
2-Core 222
79% 168 Pts
4-Core 387
8-Core 711
68% 549 Pts
64-Core 976
66% 976 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$159
Asus(1043 0525) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1360 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.10.2
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
60% Above average
Lighting 225
Reflection 181
Parallax 322
59% 242 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 224
Splatting 130
60% 166 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 60%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$84
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.T Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 823
Write 860
Mixed 787
184% 823 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 99.8
4K Mixed 48.2
169% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 696
DQ Write 679
DQ Mixed 586
468% 654 MB/s
Poor: 80% Great: 138%
WD WD6400AACS-00G8B1 640GB
426GB free
Firmware: 05.04C05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 72 72 72 71 69 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
41% Average
Read 71.8
Write 70.7
Mixed 51.1
SusWrite 70.6
49% 66.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 41%
Great: 49%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2666 C16 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
52.1% Above average
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 15.1
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 17.1
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 77.4
52% 77.4 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 52%
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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 V2 (MS-7A38) Builds (Compare 2,721 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $369
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