MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
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 76.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics38% 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 Drive100% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170622
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 10:27
Run Duration335 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 18%

 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 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
76.7% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 107
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 369
QC Float 372
QC Mixed 375
84% 372 Pts
MC Int 581
MC Float 592
MC Mixed 588
88% 587 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$142
Gigabyte(1458 3763) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
38% Below average
Lighting 117
Reflection 78.5
Parallax 118
36% 104 fps
MRender 80.7
Gravity 112
Splatting 80.9
39% 91 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 38%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
99GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 413
Mixed 417
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 78.3
4K Mixed 35.6
150% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 68
87% 158 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 100%
Great: 115%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 32GB
29GB free, PID 5591
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 142
Write 98.7
Mixed 115
146% 118 MB/s
4K Read 7.01
4K Write 3.83
4K Mixed 1.75
216% 4.19 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 56%
Generic Flash Disk 16GB
14GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
5.39% Terrible
Read 18.6
Write 5.75
Mixed 7.68
11% 10.7 MB/s
4K Read 6.03
4K Write 0.005
4K Mixed 0.004
23% 2.01 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.39%
Great: 7%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 64GB
5GB free, PID 5591
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
56.8% Above average
Read 149
Write 106
Mixed 117
152% 124 MB/s
4K Read 6
4K Write 3.46
4K Mixed 1.43
189% 3.63 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x4GB-$105
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
MC Read 33.9
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 30.5
91% 32 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 32.1
SC Mixed 24.5
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 87.2
46% 87.2 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 87.7%
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 5,299 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $94

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $958
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