MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 76.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics30.6% 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 Drive66.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). 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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170727
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 00:06
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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-$180
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
76.6% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 108
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 367
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 373
85% 374 Pts
MC Int 575
MC Float 586
MC Mixed 580
87% 580 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$275
Nvidia(10DE 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (82 fps cap detected)
30.6% Below average
Lighting 79.8
Reflection 80
Parallax 80
25% 79.9 fps
MRender 83.2
Gravity 83.2
Splatting 83.2
35% 83.2 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 30.6%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 120GB
60GB free
Firmware: V3.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
66.4% Good
Read 418
Write 366
Mixed 393
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 3.41
79% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 76.8
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 3.85
38% 86.9 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 85%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
323GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
75.7% Very good
Read 137
Write 127
Mixed 126
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.26
119% 1.25 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
76.3% Very good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 26.6
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 26.6
SC Mixed 21.8
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 111
36% 111 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 76.3%
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 8,062 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: 74% - Very good Total price: $881
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