MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 102%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics71.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive207% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (12%). 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)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.2 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170215
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 04:38
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 1700X-$295
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 105
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 417
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 1,169
MC Float 1,184
MC Mixed 1,187
177% 1,180 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$95
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Lighting 226
Reflection 197
Parallax 211
68% 211 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 202
Splatting 163
73% 172 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$200
190GB free
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
207% Outstanding
Read 2,063
Write 911
Mixed 1,169
303% 1,381 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 43.9
185% 68 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 119
134% 228 MB/s
Poor: 128%
This bench: 207%
Great: 223%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D2 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
MC Read 32.8
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 28.1
87% 30.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 31.8
SC Mixed 25.3
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 97.3
41% 97.3 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 91%
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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 4,556 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $965
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