MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics58.8% 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 Drive216% 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
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 03:14
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$186
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
SC Int 106
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 454
QC Mixed 436
99% 435 Pts
MC Int 1,205
MC Float 1,224
MC Mixed 1,245
184% 1,225 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1266 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.3.2
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
58.8% Above average
Lighting 161
Reflection 172
Parallax 230
57% 188 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 160
Splatting 125
60% 140 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$116
195GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
216% Outstanding
Read 2,054
Write 1,144
Mixed 1,152
319% 1,450 MB/s
4K Read 52
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 44.3
182% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 92
98% 166 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 216%
Great: 262%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$70
928GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 130
Write 173
Mixed 143
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 4.97
4K Mixed 0.89
221% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 104%
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB-$50
198GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3MA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
53% Above average
Read 89.7
Write 95.2
Mixed 98.8
72% 94.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.02
4K Mixed 0.29
68% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 53%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$177
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 41.2
MC Write 37.1
MC Mixed 32.3
105% 36.9 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 38.3
SC Mixed 28.6
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 80.2
50% 80.2 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 101%
Great: 103%
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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 12,503 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $86

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $802
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