MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 98.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170410
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 20:02
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$300
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
SC Int 112
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 115
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 447
QC Float 476
QC Mixed 461
104% 461 Pts
MC Int 1,295
MC Float 1,314
MC Mixed 1,312
196% 1,307 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 100%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$109
510GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 126
Write 117
Mixed 114
90% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 2.75
4K Mixed 0.44
131% 1.31 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 82%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$49
280GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
53.8% Above average
Read 103
Write 83.9
Mixed 92.9
70% 93.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.36
101% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 62%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$49
187GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
54.5% Above average
Read 99.5
Write 90.2
Mixed 78.4
67% 89.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.34
94% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 62%
WD Blue 160GB (2007)-$16
117GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
53.2% Above average
Read 94.6
Write 90.6
Mixed 91.3
70% 92.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.36
98% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$127
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 1067 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
MC Read 38.2
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 30.1
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 35.9
SC Mixed 26.5
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 83
48% 83 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 81%
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Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $740
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