MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 78.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics4.42% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive79.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180126
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 13:44
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
78.4% Very good
SC Int 94.7
SC Float 86.2
SC Mixed 97.6
74% 92.8 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 371
85% 372 Pts
MC Int 879
MC Float 899
MC Mixed 905
134% 894 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
Asus(1043 8572) 2GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 450 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
4.42% Terrible
Lighting 12.9
Reflection 10.3
Parallax 11
4% 11.4 fps
MRender 9.5
Gravity 11.7
Splatting 14.4
5% 11.9 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.42%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$54
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: U21010RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 501
Write 424
Mixed 450
102% 458 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 75.8
4K Mixed 5.68
92% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 209
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 31.3
66% 135 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$24
433GB free
Firmware: KC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
66.9% Good
Read 115
Write 119
Mixed 127
91% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.81
141% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3400 C16 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 44.6
MC Write 40.4
MC Mixed 35.3
115% 40.1 GB/s
SC Read 25.1
SC Write 36.5
SC Mixed 26.9
84% 29.5 GB/s
Latency 77.3
52% 77.3 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 108%
Great: 105%
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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 960 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: 88% - Excellent Total price: $722
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