Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 80.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics38% 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 Drive68.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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-7A38
MotherboardMSI B350M PRO-VDH (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171205
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 17:13
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
80.2% Excellent
SC Int 91.5
SC Float 98.2
SC Mixed 94.6
76% 94.8 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 376
85% 374 Pts
MC Int 1,011
MC Float 1,054
MC Mixed 1,050
156% 1038 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$155
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
38% Below average
Lighting 117
Reflection 78.8
Parallax 118
36% 105 fps
MRender 80.8
Gravity 111
Splatting 81.5
39% 91.1 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 120GB-$63
29GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
68.1% Good
Read 514
Write 291
Mixed 350
85% 385 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 49
4K Mixed 8.76
80% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 187
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 8.52
48% 112 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 80%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 76% Great: 109%
WD Blue 500GB (2007)-$40
446GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 27% Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
MC Read 33.1
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 28.6
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 31.6
SC Mixed 24.5
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 98.8
40% 98.8 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B350M PRO-VDH (MS-7A38) Builds (Compare 1,761 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop 70%
Workstation 56%

Motherboard: MSI B350M PRO-VDH (MS-7A38)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $429
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