MSI B350 PC MATE (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 62%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics37.4% 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 Drive59.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 PC MATE (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170727
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 00:52
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$240
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
72.4% Very good
SC Int 90.3
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 97.6
78% 98.1 Pts
QC Int 311
QC Float 313
QC Mixed 305
70% 310 Pts
MC Int 1,031
MC Float 1,075
MC Mixed 1,064
158% 1,057 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7870-$203
XFX(1682 3255) 2GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.3.2
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
37.4% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 81
Parallax 153
40% 117 fps
MRender 57.4
Gravity 102
Splatting 89
35% 82.8 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 38%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP550 120GB-$45
30GB free
Firmware: O1230C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 481
Write 218
Mixed 246
69% 315 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 35.1
4K Mixed 15.5
73% 24.6 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 10.2
34% 75 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 74%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
639GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 166
Mixed 145
122% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.69
4K Mixed 0.3
99% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot PSD48G213382 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
34.9% Below average
MC Read 12.7
MC Write 10.5
MC Mixed 10.4
32% 11.2 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 14.2
SC Mixed 13.5
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 99
40% 99 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical B350 PC MATE (MS-7A34) Builds (Compare 2,630 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 74%
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 PC MATE (MS-7A34)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $779
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