MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics105% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). 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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170316
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateJul 18 '17 at 00:50
Run Duration96 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 1500X-$160
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
73% Very good
SC Int 93.5
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 103
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 349
QC Float 367
QC Mixed 352
81% 356 Pts
MC Int 571
MC Float 558
MC Mixed 578
85% 569 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 73%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 347
Reflection 301
Parallax 314
104% 321 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 304
Splatting 236
106% 247 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
780GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 162
Mixed 160
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.25
77% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4-3000C DDR4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 1067 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
MC Read 40.7
MC Write 37.7
MC Mixed 33.8
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 22.9
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 91.8
44% 91.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 97%
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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 6,003 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $98

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $853
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