MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170913
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 02:43
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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-$176
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
79.4% Very good
SC Int 96.1
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 99.9
80% 99.9 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 403
QC Mixed 389
87% 383 Pts
MC Int 747
MC Float 791
MC Mixed 781
116% 773 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
Nvidia(10DE 13C2) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
61.1% Good
Lighting 189
Reflection 168
Parallax 187
58% 181 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 178
Splatting 116
63% 146 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$73
12GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
64.8% Good
Read 500
Write 266
Mixed 275
76% 347 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 79
4K Mixed 2
71% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 1.42
58% 139 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 81%
Adata Premier SP550 120GB-$40
3GB free
Firmware: O1230C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 46% Great: 79%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$25
34GB free
Firmware: KC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 43% Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D26BFSC.8FBD2 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
39.5% Below average
MC Read 15.2
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 12.9
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 13.2
39% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 96.4
42% 96.4 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 99%
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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 10,835 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) - $93

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $842
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