MSI B450M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 90.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics42.6% 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 Drive106% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191202
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 17 '20 at 08:07
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$175
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
1-Core 134
2-Core 267
94% 201 Pts
4-Core 502
8-Core 797
83% 650 Pts
64-Core 1,057
71% 1,057 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$140
CLim: 1288 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.20
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
42.6% Average
Lighting 128
Reflection 173
Parallax 230
34% 177 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 149
Splatting 127
43% 139 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$53
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 306 307 307 297 291 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 310
Mixed 307
SusWrite 302
78% 351 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 42.5
172% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 253
216% 317 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 106%
Great: 127%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$35
238GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 79 78 76 77 78 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
46.3% Average
Read 83.6
Write 86.8
Mixed 55.9
SusWrite 77.7
56% 76 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$68
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
69.2% Good
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 27.1
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 24.5
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 98.7
40% 98.7 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 109%
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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 3,213 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: 83% - Excellent Total price: $390
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