MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 88.4%, 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 Drive34.5% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170727
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 20:01
Run Duration188 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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-$219
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
SC Int 105
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 108
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 417
QC Float 446
QC Mixed 434
98% 432 Pts
MC Int 880
MC Float 919
MC Mixed 907
135% 902 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$280
CLim: 1380 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
72% Very good
Lighting 210
Reflection 184
Parallax 309
76% 234 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 201
Splatting 129
69% 158 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 72%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$75
164GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
34.5% Below average
Read 299
Write 183
Mixed 348
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 2.88
4K Write 60.8
4K Mixed 1.7
39% 21.8 MB/s
DQ Read 19.9
DQ Write 13.6
DQ Mixed 3.04
6% 12.2 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 34.5%
Great: 83%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB
161GB free, PID 0200
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
17.7% Very poor
Read 11.4
Write 71.7
Mixed 50.3
68% 44.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.07
4K Write 0.14
4K Mixed 0.06
7% 0.09 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 17.7%
Great: 43%
FANTOM WD10EAVS-00D7B1 1TB
139GB free, PID 1340
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
17.7% Very poor
Read 36
Write 32.2
Mixed 12.9
32% 27 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.34
73% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 17.7%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB-$105
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
39.5% Below average
MC Read 14.6
MC Write 12
MC Mixed 12.4
37% 13 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 14
SC Mixed 14.8
42% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 92.3
43% 92.3 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 89%
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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 6,768 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $868
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