MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 33.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics15.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive49.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170427
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 13:12
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$195
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
33.6% Below average
SC Int 39.9
SC Float 42.6
SC Mixed 41
33% 41.2 Pts
QC Int 159
QC Float 170
QC Mixed 165
37% 164 Pts
MC Int 348
MC Float 351
MC Mixed 350
52% 350 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 460-$203
Nvidia(10DE 0804) 768MB
CLim: 700 MHz, MLim: 924 MHz, Ram: 768MB, Driver: 382.33
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
15.8% Very poor
Lighting 44.7
Reflection 44.7
Parallax 42.6
14% 44 fps
MRender 42.3
Gravity 45.6
Splatting 34.5
18% 40.8 fps
Poor: 14%
This bench: 15.8%
Great: 19%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
26GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
49.9% Average
Read 453
Write 185
Mixed 145
57% 261 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 28.8
4K Mixed 12.1
56% 19.3 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 49.4
DQ Mixed 30.1
36% 64.7 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 83%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$81
291GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
71.2% Very good
Read 142
Write 107
Mixed 110
90% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.44
113% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
85% Excellent
MC Read 34.3
MC Write 33.7
MC Mixed 31.9
95% 33.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 19.4
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 138
29% 138 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 85%
Great: 104%
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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 5,159 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $950
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