MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics131% 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 Drive105% 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.
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.
High background CPU (24%). 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 ARCTIC (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170622
Uptime4.3 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 16:51
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 1600X-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 114
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 390
QC Float 417
QC Mixed 402
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 809
MC Float 797
MC Mixed 815
121% 807 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$530
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2151 MHz, MLim: 2852 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 417
Reflection 394
Parallax 413
128% 408 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 404
Splatting 256
133% 304 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 131%
Great: 144%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
260GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 405
Mixed 415
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 45
160% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 107
116% 197 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 105%
Great: 118%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$137
2TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Read 158
Write 155
Mixed 131
111% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.22
76% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 96%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
124GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 138
Write 135
Mixed 124
100% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 0.96
4K Mixed 0.13
48% 0.49 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$189
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
73.5% Very good
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 24.4
MC Mixed 27.7
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 20.6
SC Mixed 20.6
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 93.7
43% 93.7 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 103%
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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 ARCTIC (MS-7A34) Builds (Compare 331 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $720
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