MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC(MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 93.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive51.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 ARCTIC(MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170920
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 10:02
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User COL-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$210
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
SC Int 108
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 455
QC Mixed 437
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 1,196
MC Float 1,280
MC Mixed 1,270
187% 1,249 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 98%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 605ABBF2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
51.6% Above average
Read 241
Write 113
Mixed 173
39% 176 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 68.7
4K Mixed 18.3
102% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 96.8
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 31.3
47% 86.8 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 71%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$70
684GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Read 161
Write 144
Mixed 141
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.17
63% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$54
449GB free
Firmware: CC32 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 104
Write 108
Mixed 78.9
72% 97 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 0.96
4K Mixed 0.49
103% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
MC Read 41
MC Write 33.2
MC Mixed 32
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 39.5
SC Mixed 26.4
85% 29.8 GB/s
Latency 76.3
52% 76.3 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 108%
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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 1,147 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC(MS-7A34)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $761
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