MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics66.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive68% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170215
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 04:09
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 7 1700-$245
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
81.4% Excellent
SC Int 92.7
SC Float 97.2
SC Mixed 95.3
76% 95.1 Pts
QC Int 370
QC Float 393
QC Mixed 381
86% 381 Pts
MC Int 1,064
MC Float 1081
MC Mixed 1,080
161% 1,075 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.3.1
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
66.8% Good
Lighting 192
Reflection 159
Parallax 266
68% 206 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 166
Splatting 182
66% 159 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra 120GB
82GB free
Firmware: 362A13F0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
35.3% Below average
Read 216
Write 81.9
Mixed 108
30% 135 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 50.1
4K Mixed 8.39
63% 25.1 MB/s
DQ Read 87.8
DQ Write 76.5
DQ Mixed 34.2
39% 66.2 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 35.3%
Great: 42%
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
63GB free
Firmware: 520ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
68% Good
Read 491
Write 241
Mixed 315
77% 349 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 54.3
4K Mixed 21
92% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 11.7
42% 92.7 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 68%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4-2133C DDR4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 1067 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
MC Read 33.9
MC Write 31
MC Mixed 28.5
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 23.8
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 80%
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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 6,884 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $855
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