MSI A320M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 71.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics22.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive244% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI A320M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170919
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 18:05
Run Duration278 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
71.3% Very good
Memory 71.1
1-Core 109
2-Core 206
73% 128 Pts
4-Core 385
8-Core 632
64% 508 Pts
64-Core 831
56% 831 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$90
CLim: 1212 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.20
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
22.6% Poor
Lighting 82.6
Reflection 80.4
Parallax 111
22% 91.2 fps
MRender 63.2
Gravity 81.5
Splatting 78.9
23% 74.5 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 22.6%
Great: 24%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$89
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 947 681 666 657 658 660 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
244% Outstanding
Read 2,414
Write 2,054
Mixed 1,750
SusWrite 712
387% 1,732 MB/s
4K Read 59.4
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 72.3
243% 81.9 MB/s
DQ Read 765
DQ Write 516
DQ Mixed 614
465% 631 MB/s
Poor: 216%
This bench: 244%
Great: 334%
OCZ Vertex 4 256GB-$100
27GB free
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 397 409 351 147 135 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Read 384
Write 416
Mixed 272
SusWrite 308
78% 345 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 35.5
134% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 322
249% 338 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 106%
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$59
371GB free
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 282 284 282 282 281 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 385
Mixed 298
SusWrite 291
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 67.6
4K Mixed 37.7
121% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 240
208% 308 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$259
442GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 455 388 371 374 374 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Read 422
Write 449
Mixed 381
SusWrite 403
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 71.1
4K Mixed 33.8
118% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 342
257% 342 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 106%
Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB
6.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 172 170 176 176 175 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Read 132
Write 155
Mixed 111
SusWrite 172
105% 142 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.8
358% 3.23 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 93%
NORELSYS 106X 1TB
151GB free, PID 1066
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 36 37 37 37 37 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
15.8% Very poor
Read 37.3
Write 35.9
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 36.5
45% 33.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.5
45% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 15.8%
Great: 68%
TS-RDF5 SD Transcend 64GB
59GB free, PID 4000
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 62 63 63 63 63 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
35.9% Below average
Read 85
Write 62.5
Mixed 58.3
SusWrite 62.8
88% 67.2 MB/s
4K Read 5.5
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 3.5
235% 3.93 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 35.9%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$59
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (43rd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
70.8% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 23.6
MC Mixed 24.9
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 26.8
SC Mixed 22.5
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 98.8
40% 98.8 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 85%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical A320M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38) Builds (Compare 350 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI A320M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $378
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