MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics62.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive103% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). 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)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170410
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 16:02
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$315
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
SC Int 111
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 114
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 440
QC Float 466
QC Mixed 450
102% 452 Pts
MC Int 1,243
MC Float 1,286
MC Mixed 1287
191% 1,272 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$491
CLim: 1300 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.4.1
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
62.5% Good
Lighting 172
Reflection 177
Parallax 250
62% 200 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 168
Splatting 130
63% 147 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
72GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 404
Mixed 415
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 70.7
4K Mixed 41.2
154% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 107
116% 196 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 103%
Great: 116%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$82
299GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
63.9% Good
Read 85.4
Write 137
Mixed 106
82% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.42
118% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 83%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
150GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 128
Write 123
Mixed 120
93% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.16
65% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
MC Read 31.5
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 27.4
83% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 25.5
73% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 89.3
45% 89.3 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 81.3%
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 5,289 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $94

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $958
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