MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 92.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics21.7% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive139% 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)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 01:39
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 1800X-$262
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
SC Int 105
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 106
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 451
QC Mixed 433
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 1,203
MC Float 1,245
MC Mixed 1,238
184% 1,229 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 560 Ti-$188
MSI(1462 2327) 1GB
CLim: 832 MHz, MLim: 1002 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
21.7% Poor
Lighting 60.7
Reflection 61.8
Parallax 58.1
18% 60.2 fps
MRender 57
Gravity 61.9
Splatting 50.2
24% 56.4 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 21.7%
Great: 24%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$155
384GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF121C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Read 1,578
Write 529
Mixed 826
214% 978 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 23.4
130% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 30.7
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 108
86% 114 MB/s
Poor: 95%
This bench: 139%
Great: 143%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$198
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 43.5
MC Write 39.7
MC Mixed 33.4
111% 38.9 GB/s
SC Read 25.8
SC Write 37.9
SC Mixed 29.2
88% 31 GB/s
Latency 77.5
52% 77.5 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 106%
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 14,216 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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HDDRAMUSB
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