MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 83.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive152% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170427
Uptime7 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 09:57
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User MAC-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$220
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
SC Int 101
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 366
QC Float 394
QC Mixed 378
86% 379 Pts
MC Int 1,053
MC Float 1,093
MC Mixed 1,087
161% 1,077 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$228
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
68.7% Good
Lighting 200
Reflection 179
Parallax 291
72% 223 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 191
Splatting 129
66% 153 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8000 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$128
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C2.1.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
152% Outstanding
Read 1,101
Write 1,077
Mixed 1,064
242% 1,081 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 88.2
4K Mixed 24
128% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 31.2
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 23
40% 74.3 MB/s
Poor: 109%
This bench: 152%
Great: 212%
WD Elements 25A2 1TB
235GB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
47.3% Average
Read 110
Write 114
Mixed 107
143% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.22
80% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$200
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
79.7% Very good
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 27.1
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 22.1
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 96.8
41% 96.8 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 79.7%
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 (MS-7A34) Builds (Compare 14,117 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $766
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $191SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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