MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC(MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 91.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics45.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive359% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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 ARCTIC(MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory29.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170510
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 11:53
Run Duration281 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$206
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
SC Int 106
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 113
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 438
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 452
102% 452 Pts
MC Int 941
MC Float 956
MC Mixed 928
141% 941 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
Nvidia(10DE 1401) 2GB
CLim: 1599 MHz, MLim: 1948 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
45.1% Average
Lighting 149
Reflection 125
Parallax 138
43% 137 fps
MRender 92.7
Gravity 133
Splatting 87.9
47% 104 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB-$80
56GB free
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
359% Outstanding
Read 3,955
Write 70.4
Mixed 138
289% 1,388 MB/s
4K Read 487
4K Write 4.24
4K Mixed 4.15
745% 165 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 359%
Great: 111%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$72
262GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 141
Write 119
Mixed 121
95% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.24
4K Mixed 0.27
106% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 106%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$72
187GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
75.2% Very good
Read 135
Write 127
Mixed 127
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.15
4K Mixed 0.32
105% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 106%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 16GB
11GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
13.2% Very poor
Read 33.8
Write 6.17
Mixed 11.3
17% 17.1 MB/s
4K Read 5.75
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 1.28
127% 2.95 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 13.2%
Great: 14%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x8GB-$270
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
79% Very good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 27.4
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 24.9
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 89.4
45% 89.4 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 79%
Great: 120%
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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
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 74%
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Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC(MS-7A34)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $833
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