MSI B450M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 82.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics52.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive84.5% 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.
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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180806
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateFeb 09 '19 at 14:19
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$146
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
82.6% Excellent
1-Core 120
2-Core 236
84% 178 Pts
4-Core 466
8-Core 749
77% 608 Pts
64-Core 987
66% 987 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 56-$300
CLim: 1592 MHz, MLim: 700 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.1.2
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (190 fps cap detected)
52.9% Above average
Lighting 190
Reflection 195
Parallax 192
49% 192 fps
MRender 185
Gravity 187
Splatting 193
58% 188 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 96%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SM2280S3G2120G 120GB
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.W
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 145 134 132 123 124 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 510
Write 197
Mixed 101
SusWrite 136
52% 236 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 37.3
147% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 131
129% 209 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 89%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
58GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 299 297 284 267 250 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 495
Mixed 412
SusWrite 302
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 62.3
211% 74.7 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 370
278% 372 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 121%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$53
949GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 170 168 170 171 170 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Read 156
Write 134
Mixed 81.8
SusWrite 167
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$53
616GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 159 159 159 159 158 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 126
Mixed 80.5
SusWrite 158
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 41.4
MC Write 37.6
MC Mixed 33.2
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 38.4
SC Mixed 28.1
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38) Builds (Compare 2,342 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $415
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