MSI B350 PC MATE (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics32.9% 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 Drive71.5% 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 (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 PC MATE (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180316
Uptime20 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 06:33
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 3 1300X-$110
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
58.8% Above average
SC Int 96.9
SC Float 92.5
SC Mixed 88.8
74% 92.7 Pts
QC Int 233
QC Float 293
QC Mixed 289
61% 272 Pts
MC Int 334
MC Float 351
MC Mixed 332
51% 339 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$129
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
32.9% Below average
Lighting 101
Reflection 65.1
Parallax 82.2
29% 82.7 fps
MRender 77
Gravity 97.5
Splatting 75.5
36% 83.3 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 32.9%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB-$60
68GB free
Firmware: Q0518BS Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Read 507
Write 339
Mixed 356
89% 401 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 52.3
4K Mixed 13.7
85% 30.7 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 44.9
57% 103 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 87%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$90
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Read 157
Write 143
Mixed 138
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.26
107% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 89%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$88
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5425 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
62.2% Good
Read 120
Write 94.3
Mixed 63
68% 92.4 MB/s
4K Read 4.4
4K Write 5.6
4K Mixed 0.46
339% 3.49 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 80%
Hitachi HDT721010SLA360 1TB-$95
238GB free
Firmware: ST6OA31B Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
45.4% Average
Read 79.7
Write 78.4
Mixed 82.7
61% 80.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.25
76% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x4GB-$101
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
67.6% Good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 24.6
MC Mixed 22.7
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 20
58% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 109
37% 109 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical B350 PC MATE (MS-7A34) Builds (Compare 3,805 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 PC MATE (MS-7A34) - $83

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $774
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