MSI B450M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 87.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics57.6% 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)
Boot Drive122% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory27.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190924
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateDec 05 '19 at 23:34
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 4.25 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
1-Core 126
2-Core 250
88% 188 Pts
4-Core 498
8-Core 836
84% 667 Pts
64-Core 1,065
72% 1,065 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 590-$179
CLim: 1560 MHz, MLim: 2100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.11.3
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
57.6% Above average
Lighting 207
Reflection 209
Parallax 316
54% 244 fps
MRender 164
Gravity 208
Splatting 146
58% 173 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 69%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 1TB-$107
390GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 464 467 447 420 425 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 472
Mixed 441
SusWrite 444
106% 469 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 55.9
184% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 310
250% 352 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 122%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
97% Outstanding
MC Read 37.3
MC Write 35.3
MC Mixed 32.8
100% 35.1 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 26.2
81% 28.4 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 97%
Great: 106%
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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 3,062 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $375
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