MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics40.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive61.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory6.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170919
Uptime4 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 22:07
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$183
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
SC Int 107
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 112
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 421
QC Mixed 405
94% 414 Pts
MC Int 892
MC Float 925
MC Mixed 914
136% 910 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1635 MHz, MLim: 1902 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
40.8% Average
Lighting 139
Reflection 114
Parallax 125
42% 126 fps
MRender 75.1
Gravity 121
Splatting 81.8
40% 92.6 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 605ABBF2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
61.3% Good
Read 427
Write 125
Mixed 169
52% 241 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 79.7
4K Mixed 19
106% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 105
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 37.1
52% 93.7 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 73%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$70
758GB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Read 155
Write 133
Mixed 154
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.18
76% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
MC Read 41.4
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 33.3
101% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 36.3
SC Mixed 26.1
81% 28.4 GB/s
Latency 79.2
50% 79.2 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 111%
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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 14,237 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $750
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