MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 66.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics68.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive94.9% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). 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 ARCTIC (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170920
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 05:24
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 1400-$140
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
66.1% Good
SC Int 95.8
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 98.6
79% 99.1 Pts
QC Int 300
QC Float 318
QC Mixed 310
70% 309 Pts
MC Int 517
MC Float 540
MC Mixed 535
79% 530 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$175
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.0
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
68.2% Good
Lighting 209
Reflection 183
Parallax 216
65% 203 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 195
Splatting 154
70% 164 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM830 512GB
372GB free
Firmware: CXM03D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
72.4% Very good
Read 474
Write 337
Mixed 421
91% 410 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 60.3
4K Mixed 21.1
88% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 91.1
DQ Mixed 67.8
70% 118 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 80%
Adata XPG SX930 120GB-$70
48GB free
Firmware: 6.8SE Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 426
Mixed 464
103% 462 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 29.8
131% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 38
77% 155 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
79.7% Very good
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 27.6
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 21.9
66% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 101
39% 101 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 105%
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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 344 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 ARCTIC (MS-7A34)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $744
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