MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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.
Graphics69.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive84.3% 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 (21%). 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)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170215
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 01:43
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st 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-$195
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
76.6% Very good
SC Int 95.5
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 98.9
79% 99.2 Pts
QC Int 351
QC Float 380
QC Mixed 360
82% 364 Pts
MC Int 764
MC Float 812
MC Mixed 849
121% 808 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
69.7% Good
Lighting 216
Reflection 191
Parallax 209
66% 205 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 204
Splatting 161
72% 169 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
129GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
Read 508
Write 409
Mixed 414
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 69.5
4K Mixed 21.7
125% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 40
DQ Write 69.7
DQ Mixed 21.7
26% 43.8 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
46GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 146
Write 132
Mixed 120
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.28
94% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
67.7% Good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 24.7
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 19.7
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 112
36% 112 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 97%
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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 5,290 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $94

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $958
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HDDRAMUSB
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