MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 79.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics116% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180502
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 04:39
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 2600-$170
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
79.6% Very good
SC Int 100
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 98.9
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 370
QC Float 383
QC Mixed 382
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 865
MC Float 896
MC Mixed 879
132% 880 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$450
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 379
Reflection 353
Parallax 369
116% 367 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 356
Splatting 236
116% 265 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 116%
Great: 130%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$34
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03070009
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 460
Write 267
Mixed 289
75% 339 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 53.5
4K Mixed 1.1
74% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 61.6
65% 108 MB/s
Poor: 41% Great: 72%
Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016)-$119
3.5TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 191 195 196 193 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 183
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 194
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
183% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
40.6% Average
MC Read 15.2
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 13
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 12.7
SC Mixed 13.5
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 88.6
45% 88.6 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 56%
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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 13,289 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $93

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $830
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