MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 136%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 132%
UFO
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 96%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics173% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive221% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170622
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 11 '17 at 19:13
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU2%

 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-$270
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
96% Outstanding
SC Int 108
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 112
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 466
QC Mixed 451
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 1,255
MC Float 1,278
MC Mixed 1,269
190% 1,268 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 96%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$759
MSI(1462 3605) ≥ 4GB; MSI Seahawk 1080 ti
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2902 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
173% Outstanding
Lighting 559
Reflection 531
Parallax 637
182% 576 fps
MRender 277
Gravity 561
Splatting 289
167% 376 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 173%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$220
400GB free
Firmware: 1B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
221% Outstanding
Read 2,019
Write 1,323
Mixed 1,205
335% 1,515 MB/s
4K Read 53
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 27.7
171% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 116
117% 192 MB/s
Poor: 180%
This bench: 221%
Great: 273%
Crucial MX300 750GB-$257
234GB free
Firmware: M0CR011 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
84.4% Excellent
Read 484
Write 342
Mixed 341
86% 389 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 70.9
4K Mixed 25.1
110% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 44.4
89% 182 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 87%
Crucial M500 240GB-$150
85GB free
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
65.5% Good
Read 267
Write 252
Mixed 254
58% 258 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 22.2
104% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 188
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 52.9
77% 143 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 87%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$85
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
80% Very good
Read 149
Write 130
Mixed 122
100% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.2
93% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 80%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 43.4
MC Write 33.6
MC Mixed 32.9
105% 36.6 GB/s
SC Read 24.1
SC Write 40.7
SC Mixed 30.4
91% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 73.8
54% 73.8 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 102%
Great: 115%
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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 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 71%
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Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $963
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