MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 92%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
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)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170727
Uptime1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 01:23
Run Duration80 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$145
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
92% Outstanding
SC Int 108
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 112
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 466
QC Mixed 450
102% 450 Pts
MC Int 926
MC Float 973
MC Mixed 967
143% 956 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 92%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1350 MHz, MLim: 2200 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Lighting 226
Reflection 184
Parallax 287
77% 233 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 195
Splatting 136
69% 160 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
288GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
76.3% Very good
Read 110
Write 156
Mixed 156
107% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.17
72% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$166
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 33.6
MC Mixed 30.7
97% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 35.9
SC Mixed 25.6
80% 27.9 GB/s
Latency 86.6
46% 86.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 95%
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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 15,200 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $76

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $728
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