MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 81%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive71.8% 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-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170622
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 04:38
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
81% Excellent
SC Int 95.7
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 100
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 372
QC Float 409
QC Mixed 397
89% 393 Pts
MC Int 777
MC Float 822
MC Mixed 820
121% 806 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 81%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$408
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 287
Reflection 276
Parallax 329
94% 297 fps
Gravity 278
Splatting 215
108% 247 fps
Poor: 79% Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$108
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 481
Write 338
Mixed 340
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 58.8
4K Mixed 13.3
86% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 179
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 29.2
57% 115 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 100%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
64GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 415
Mixed 422
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 74.6
4K Mixed 40.2
154% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 40.6
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 80.8
73% 106 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 125%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$70
700GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
44.2% Average
Read 83.2
Write 70.6
Mixed 89.3
61% 81 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.21
77% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$197
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
98% Outstanding
MC Read 41.3
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 34
103% 36 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 36
SC Mixed 25.4
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 78.7
51% 78.7 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 98%
Great: 110%
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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 ARCTIC (MS-7A34) Builds (Compare 950 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $736
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