MSI B350 TOMAHAWK PLUS (MS-7B36)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 83.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics49.5% 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 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B36
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK PLUS (MS-7B36)  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170817
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 01:57
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 1600-$150
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
SC Int 103
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 107
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 402
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 841
MC Float 870
MC Mixed 866
129% 859 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
EVGA(3842 2774) 2GB
CLim: 1267 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
49.5% Average
Lighting 134
Reflection 106
Parallax 174
46% 138 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 154
Splatting 87
52% 119 fps
Poor: 42%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 52%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$30
225GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
55.6% Above average
Read 106
Write 88.1
Mixed 96.7
73% 96.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.31
82% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 45.3
MC Write 37.8
MC Mixed 34.9
112% 39.3 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 28.7
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 75.6
53% 75.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 108%
Great: 112%
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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 PLUS (MS-7B36) Builds (Compare 312 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK PLUS (MS-7B36)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 112% - Outstanding Total price: $514
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