MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 68.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is 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 Drive66.1% 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.
High background CPU (22%). 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)
Memory12.6 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 00:16
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
68.5% Good
SC Int 103
SC Float 88.6
SC Mixed 92.6
76% 94.8 Pts
QC Int 354
QC Float 368
QC Mixed 335
80% 353 Pts
MC Int 580
MC Float 586
MC Mixed 576
87% 580 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
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 80
Reflection 80.8
Parallax 80
25% 80.3 fps
MRender 83.2
Gravity 83.2
Splatting 83.2
35% 83.2 fps
Poor: 65%
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 (74th percentile)
66.1% Good
Read 421
Write 364
Mixed 393
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 72.4
4K Mixed 3.42
80% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 69.8
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 3.92
35% 79.4 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 82%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
320GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Read 151
Write 132
Mixed 130
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.68
4K Mixed 0.26
124% 1.35 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 81.2%
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 below expectations (39th percentile)
76.4% Very good
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 26.7
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 26.6
SC Mixed 19.7
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 100
40% 100 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 76.4%
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 6,152 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $800
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