MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 72.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics41.7% 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 Drive67.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170622
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 15:38
Run Duration185 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$185
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
72.1% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 106
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 348
QC Mixed 339
80% 351 Pts
MC Int 594
MC Float 605
MC Mixed 599
90% 599 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
41.7% Average
Lighting 141
Reflection 116
Parallax 128
42% 128 fps
MRender 82.3
Gravity 122
Splatting 82.3
41% 95.4 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$60
68GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
67.6% Good
Read 489
Write 155
Mixed 237
64% 294 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 18.3
112% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 42.4
57% 103 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 65%
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB-$50
229GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3EA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Read 133
Write 126
Mixed 111
92% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.41
103% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 75%
WD My Passport 083A 2TB
938GB free, PID 083a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
33.4% Below average
Read 79.9
Write 78.7
Mixed 73.4
99% 77.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.2
59% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 33.4%
Great: 44%
Seagate Portable 500GB
7GB free, PID 2300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
15.9% Very poor
Read 36.4
Write 37.3
Mixed 36.5
48% 36.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 0.77
4K Mixed 0.28
37% 0.46 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 15.9%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFD8213.C16FADP 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
40% Below average
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 12.5
MC Mixed 12.6
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 14.5
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 97.4
41% 97.4 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 40%
Great: 38%
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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 3,591 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,065
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