MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 85.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics88.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive83.4% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170622
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 13:48
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User IRL-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
85.1% Excellent
SC Int 101
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 106
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 395
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 410
93% 411 Pts
MC Int 886
MC Float 920
MC Mixed 914
136% 907 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$430
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Lighting 265
Reflection 269
Parallax 284
84% 272 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 242
Splatting 209
91% 215 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS120G32TND-N1A0A 120GB
42GB free
Firmware: 30000P10 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Read 518
Write 435
Mixed 480
106% 478 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 18.8
116% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 27.3
DQ Write 75.5
DQ Mixed 17.2
23% 40 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
624GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 73% Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 41.6
MC Write 37.2
MC Mixed 34.1
108% 37.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 28.7
86% 29.9 GB/s
Latency 81.1
49% 81.1 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 107%
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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 8,046 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) - $98

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $881
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