MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 34.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics58.2% 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 Drive55.5% 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)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170622
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 12:05
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
34.6% Below average
SC Int 39.4
SC Float 42.2
SC Mixed 40.7
33% 40.8 Pts
QC Int 157
QC Float 167
QC Mixed 162
37% 162 Pts
MC Int 452
MC Float 461
MC Mixed 458
68% 457 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$208
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
58.2% Above average
Lighting 123
Reflection 114
Parallax 245
52% 161 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 175
Splatting 126
63% 146 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 65%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$89
117GB free
Firmware: 0C3G37R5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 473
Write 235
Mixed 177
65% 295 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 24.7
4K Mixed 10.4
63% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 60.2
DQ Mixed 7.45
27% 61.2 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 71%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$49
823GB free
Firmware: CC4C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 160
Mixed 136
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.35
94% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3000C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
MC Read 33.4
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 30.8
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 17.6
SC Mixed 18.9
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 141
28% 141 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 102%
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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 6,069 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $828
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