MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 138%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 137%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics173% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive247% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 12 '17 at 17:15
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 7 1700-$195
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
SC Int 108
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 112
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 447
101% 448 Pts
MC Int 1,241
MC Float 1,281
MC Mixed 1,281
190% 1,268 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
MSI(1462 3605) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 3002 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
173% Outstanding
Lighting 534
Reflection 540
Parallax 642
177% 572 fps
MRender 285
Gravity 563
Splatting 309
171% 386 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 173%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 750GB-$196
455GB free
Firmware: M0CR011 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
75.4% Very good
Read 486
Write 341
Mixed 342
86% 390 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 56.5
4K Mixed 24.5
99% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 24.7
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 39.7
51% 86.1 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 105%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$139
217GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
247% Outstanding
Read 2,723
Write 1,330
Mixed 1,401
399% 1,818 MB/s
4K Read 49.1
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 28.1
159% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 23.6
74% 159 MB/s
Poor: 154%
This bench: 247%
Great: 256%
Crucial M500 240GB-$184
93GB free
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 499
Write 270
Mixed 352
83% 374 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 66.8
4K Mixed 25.4
103% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 53.3
100% 199 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 90%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$79
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 156
Write 133
Mixed 123
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.18
91% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 83%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Flare X DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB-$210
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 43.8
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 33
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 25.9
SC Write 42.4
SC Mixed 31.9
95% 33.4 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
Poor: 75%
This bench: 102%
Great: 120%
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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 15,346 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) - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $767
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