MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive48.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 00:38
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$210
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
SC Int 114
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 118
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 446
QC Float 489
QC Mixed 461
105% 465 Pts
MC Int 948
MC Float 985
MC Mixed 991
146% 975 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
EVGA(3842 6694) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 3002 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 64% Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$48
0GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
48.2% Average
Read 387
Write 65
Mixed 127
42% 193 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 86.7
4K Mixed 10.7
93% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 20.7
DQ Write 82.4
DQ Mixed 10.1
20% 37.8 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 64%
Toshiba MQ01ABF050 500GB-$32
34GB free
Firmware: AM003M Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
43.2% Average
Read 76.7
Write 73.7
Mixed 75.4
57% 75.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.2
71% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$206
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 39.9
MC Write 34.9
MC Mixed 34.9
104% 36.6 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 38.8
SC Mixed 27.6
85% 29.8 GB/s
Latency 81.3
49% 81.3 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
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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 8,951 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) - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $829
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