MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 83.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive67.5% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171205
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 05:08
Run Duration268 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 1800X-$230
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
SC Int 97.2
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 104
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 345
QC Float 411
QC Mixed 369
85% 375 Pts
MC Int 1,180
MC Float 1,205
MC Mixed 1,186
178% 1,190 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1342 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
68.7% Good
Lighting 201
Reflection 183
Parallax 270
70% 218 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 192
Splatting 132
68% 157 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$78
199GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 513
Write 236
Mixed 308
77% 352 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 70.9
4K Mixed 15.6
105% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 32.3
DQ Write 71.4
DQ Mixed 15
22% 39.6 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 112%
Verbatim STORE N GO 8GB
4GB free, PID 0302
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
4.77% Terrible
Read 17
Write 4.84
Mixed 4.57
9% 8.79 MB/s
4K Read 5.22
4K Write 0.009
4K Mixed 0.008
20% 1.75 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.77%
Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D26BFSE.16FBD2 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
45.4% Average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 13.9
44% 15.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 16.3
46% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 90.9
44% 90.9 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 53%
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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 12,492 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $86

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $816
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