MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics18.4% 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 Drive90.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180502
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 11:00
Run Duration475 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$167
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
SC Int 100
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 107
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 439
QC Mixed 413
95% 421 Pts
MC Int 889
MC Float 917
MC Mixed 915
136% 907 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6870
Sapphire(174B 174B) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
18.4% Very poor
Lighting 68.2
Reflection 40.6
Parallax 63.4
20% 57.4 fps
MRender 27.4
Gravity 47.1
Splatting 45.7
17% 40.1 fps
Poor: 16%
This bench: 18.4%
Great: 19%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$139
354GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 417
Mixed 423
101% 452 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 80.3
4K Mixed 24
136% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 41.5
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 23.6
43% 79.9 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
433GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
73.9% Very good
Read 122
Write 136
Mixed 116
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.29
81% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 107%
Kingston DataTraveler 112 4GB
4GB free, PID 162a
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
2.43% Terrible
Read 8.12
Write 2.25
Mixed 3.49
5% 4.62 MB/s
4K Read 3.15
4K Write 0.007
4K Mixed 0.008
12% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 2.43%
Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$206
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3400 MHz clocked @ 1700 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
117% Outstanding
MC Read 47.2
MC Write 44.5
MC Mixed 38.1
124% 43.3 GB/s
SC Read 26.3
SC Write 41.5
SC Mixed 30.2
93% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 117%
Great: 109%
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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 11,607 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $97

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $866
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HDDRAMUSB
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