MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics42.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive92.4% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180316
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 19:13
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 2700X-$320
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
SC Int 113
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 117
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 481
QC Mixed 466
105% 465 Pts
MC Int 1,256
MC Float 1,295
MC Mixed 1288
192% 1,279 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
EVGA(3842 2968) 2GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
42.3% Average
Lighting 141
Reflection 118
Parallax 131
42% 130 fps
MRender 81.4
Gravity 126
Splatting 85.3
42% 97.4 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 45%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$60
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 386
Mixed 410
96% 431 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 68.9
4K Mixed 34.2
135% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 65
78% 137 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3000 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
74.8% Very good
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 26
MC Mixed 25.4
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 22.4
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 87.8
46% 87.8 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 74.8%
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 (MS-7A34) Builds (Compare 15,325 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) - $84

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $756
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