MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 82.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72% 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)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170919
Uptime3.9 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 06:10
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User BIH-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$190
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
SC Int 99.2
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 402
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 829
MC Float 850
MC Mixed 853
126% 844 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$277
Device(1DA2 E366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 2100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
72% Very good
Lighting 218
Reflection 186
Parallax 282
74% 228 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 206
Splatting 136
70% 162 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 72%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$47
191GB free
Firmware: 17.01H17 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
43.8% Average
Read 86.6
Write 65.8
Mixed 86.2
60% 79.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.42
96% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 69%
SMI USB DISK 16GB
10GB free, PID null
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
13% Very poor
Read 35.9
Write 18.7
Mixed 3.93
20% 19.5 MB/s
4K Read 5.29
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.67
70% 2.25 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 13%
Great: 21%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 35.5
MC Mixed 32.6
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 35.2
SC Mixed 26.4
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 83.9
48% 83.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 96.7%
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 (MS-7A34) Builds (Compare 6,183 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) - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $829
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