MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 72.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics1.26% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
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)
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170727
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 12:09
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User BIH-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 1600-$190
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
72.3% Very good
SC Int 95.4
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 98
79% 98.8 Pts
QC Int 349
QC Float 365
QC Mixed 329
79% 348 Pts
MC Int 817
MC Float 824
MC Mixed 826
123% 823 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 210
Gainward(10B0 0401) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.26% Terrible
Lighting 3.6
Reflection 5.9
Parallax 1.6
1% 3.7 fps
MRender 4.9
Gravity 2.6
Splatting 3.8
2% 3.77 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.26%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$47
396GB free
Firmware: 17.01H17 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
65.5% Good
Read 116
Write 112
Mixed 111
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 0.39
98% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 69%
SMI USB DISK 16GB
10GB free, PID null
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
30% Poor
Read 150
Write 20.9
Mixed 27.3
59% 65.9 MB/s
4K Read 7.84
4K Write 0.61
4K Mixed 0.87
80% 3.11 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 30%
Great: 21%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
51% Above average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 14.4
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 17.3
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 79
51% 79 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 51%
Great: 54%
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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 6,125 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) - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $775
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