MSI B350M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 83.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics88.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B350M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190622
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateSep 21 '21 at 08:01
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%
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 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X-$310
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Memory 79
1-Core 133
2-Core 264
89% 159 Pts
4-Core 476
8-Core 788
80% 632 Pts
64-Core 996
67% 996 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$480
Gigabyte(1458 401E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.47
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
88.3% Excellent
Lighting 106
Reflection 103
Parallax 112
86% 107 fps
MRender 163
Gravity 104
Splatting 98
92% 122 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 107%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
275GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 56 55 77 69 72 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
64% Good
Read 159
Write 140
Mixed 99.6
SusWrite 63.2
85% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 64%
Great: 108%
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 as expected (53rd percentile)
85% Excellent
MC Read 32.8
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 32.6
87% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 25.6
SC Mixed 29.5
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 82.4
49% 82.4 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 85%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 56: 6R 5G 11B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
56% 24% 92 320 254 120 23.6" 1920 1080 VTK0236 VIOTEK GN24CW
Typical B350M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38) Builds (Compare 7,070 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI B350M BAZOOKA (MS-7A38) - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $670
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