MSI B450M BAZOOKA V2 (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 77.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics56.2% 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 Drive50.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M BAZOOKA V2 (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190306
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateJul 20 '19 at 19:47
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$105
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
77.9% Very good
1-Core 114
2-Core 222
79% 168 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 732
74% 585 Pts
64-Core 976
66% 976 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1330 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.7.2
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
56.2% Above average
Lighting 207
Reflection 180
Parallax 307
54% 231 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 206
Splatting 130
57% 161 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 79 120 132 135 134 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
50.7% Above average
Read 454
Write 232
Mixed 239
SusWrite 117
58% 261 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 17.2
4K Mixed 19
68% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 84.5
DQ Mixed 39.2
46% 79.3 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 56%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 137 183 182 179 181 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 224
Write 81.4
Mixed 75.7
SusWrite 157
98% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.8
139% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$63
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 41.2
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 33.7
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 35.8
SC Mixed 27.5
83% 29 GB/s
Latency 77.6
52% 77.6 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 104%
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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 2,741 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: 86% - Excellent Total price: $374
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