MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics109% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170913
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 18:59
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$150
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
69.3% Good
SC Int 84.7
SC Float 95.6
SC Mixed 91.2
72% 90.5 Pts
QC Int 308
QC Float 331
QC Mixed 317
72% 319 Pts
MC Int 797
MC Float 826
MC Mixed 826
122% 816 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 56-$485
AMD(1002 0B36) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1590 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.6.1
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 300
Reflection 231
Parallax 456
110% 329 fps
MRender 181
Gravity 296
Splatting 288
107% 255 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 109%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$84
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 491
Write 478
Mixed 357
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 52.7
182% 64.6 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 357
270% 363 MB/s
Poor: 63% Great: 116%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$70
240GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 103 102 105 104 109 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
64.3% Good
Read 118
Write 123
Mixed 80.7
SusWrite 106
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
216% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$177
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3066 MHz clocked @ 1533 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
MC Read 40.8
MC Write 33.8
MC Mixed 33.1
103% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 24
72% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 83.1
48% 83.1 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 100%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) Builds (Compare 14,116 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $766
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $172SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $191SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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