MSI B450M BAZOOKA V2 (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 82.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics46.6% 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 Drive86.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M BAZOOKA V2 (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190722
Uptime6.1 Days
Run DateApr 02 '21 at 02:44
Run Duration213 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$203
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Memory 79.4
1-Core 120
2-Core 238
83% 146 Pts
4-Core 461
8-Core 744
77% 602 Pts
64-Core 984
66% 984 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$150
CLim: 1268 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.20
Performing below potential (57th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
46.6% Average
Lighting 55.8
Reflection 60.5
Parallax 78.9
45% 65.1 fps
MRender 59.9
Gravity 60
Splatting 44.3
48% 54.7 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 51%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS500G2B0A-00SM50 500GB
343GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 411030WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 258 259 259 227 228 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Read 341
Write 321
Mixed 285
SusWrite 251
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 84.8
4K Mixed 46.3
151% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 256
186% 240 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 113%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
172GB free
Firmware: MS2OA800
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 123 119 123 123 124 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 111
Write 108
Mixed 25.9
SusWrite 122
66% 92 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
267GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 183 181 183 183 184 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 126
Mixed 84.7
SusWrite 181
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 102%
Great: 114%
Seagate Expansion Desk 4TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 9401
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 173 170 173 172 172 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 129
Mixed 76.2
SusWrite 171
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 97%
SAMSUNG HD103SI 1TB
135GB free, PID 0400
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 106 107 107 107 105 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
40.3% Average
Read 82.8
Write 89
Mixed 43.9
SusWrite 107
110% 80.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
80% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 40.3%
Great: 51%
SAMSUNG HD103SI 1TB
105GB free, PID 0400
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 101 101 101 101 99 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
47% Average
Read 116
Write 130
Mixed 57.8
SusWrite 101
136% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
125% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 47%
Great: 51%
PNY USB 2.0 FD 16GB
12GB free, PID 007a
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.1 3.2 8.4 8.3 9 7.1 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 5.8
Write 1
SusWrite 6.8
6% 4.53 MB/s
4K Read 6.9
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
26% 2.3 MB/s
Poor: 5% Great: 7%
WD My Book 25EE 6TB
3TB free, PID 25ee
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 96 96 95 96 96 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
42.7% Average
Read 97.6
Write 97.9
Mixed 83.4
SusWrite 96.1
128% 93.8 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
119% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFS8266.M8FD 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
50.2% Above average
MC Read 19.1
MC Write 17.1
MC Mixed 14.5
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 18.3
SC Mixed 16.8
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 81.7
49% 81.7 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 51%

 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 3,110 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $513
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