MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Very high background CPU (56%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 01:54
Run Duration55 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 56%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 3 2200G-$99
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
80% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 106
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 345
QC Float 404
QC Mixed 424
88% 391 Pts
MC Int 387
MC Float 412
MC Mixed 399
60% 400 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 80%
Great: 84%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
885GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 152
Write 151
Mixed 152
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.17
66% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
MC Read 36
MC Write 37.3
MC Mixed 33.8
102% 35.7 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 24.3
74% 25.7 GB/s
Latency 100
40% 100 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 95.7%
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 15,333 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $752
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