MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics119% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive66.9% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170622
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 01:06
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$145
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 113
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 357
QC Float 380
QC Mixed 391
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 607
MC Float 625
MC Mixed 624
93% 619 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 380
Reflection 358
Parallax 384
118% 374 fps
MRender 227
Gravity 365
Splatting 232
120% 275 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 119%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$53
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
66.9% Good
Read 445
Write 389
Mixed 300
84% 378 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 2.22
74% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 26.9
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 4.95
37% 79.6 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 86%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
818GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 162
Mixed 167
123% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.17
72% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$163
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2800 MHz clocked @ 1400 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 30.7
94% 32.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 34.1
SC Mixed 23.2
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 83.9
48% 83.9 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 103%
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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 ARCTIC (MS-7A34) Builds (Compare 1,103 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $647
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