MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics63.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive187% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Very high background CPU (41%). 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)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180502
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 19:25
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 1500X-$150
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
67.9% Good
SC Int 99.6
SC Float 99.7
SC Mixed 99.5
80% 99.6 Pts
QC Int 313
QC Float 316
QC Mixed 315
71% 315 Pts
MC Int 582
MC Float 604
MC Mixed 598
89% 595 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1266 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
63.3% Good
Lighting 174
Reflection 170
Parallax 271
65% 205 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 170
Splatting 125
62% 145 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$111
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1063 328 323 329 328 325 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
187% Outstanding
Read 1,752
Write 1,280
Mixed 594
SusWrite 449
226% 1,019 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 52.4
184% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 699
DQ Write 764
DQ Mixed 696
533% 720 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 187%
Great: 236%
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
20GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 465
Write 346
Mixed 266
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 68.4
4K Mixed 25.5
100% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 95.9
DQ Mixed 142
118% 177 MB/s
Poor: 51% Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$92
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 121 121 123 122 132 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
60% Good
Read 83.2
Write 105
Mixed 67.8
SusWrite 125
70% 95.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 0.5
200% 2.23 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 60%
Great: 93%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$70
114GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 61 62 62 62 62 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
38.1% Below average
Read 70.5
Write 57.4
Mixed 51
SusWrite 61.8
44% 60.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 66%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$48
905GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 185 185 187 187 188 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 142
Mixed 75.8
SusWrite 186
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 105%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$159
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
78.2% Very good
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 26.5
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 26.3
SC Mixed 20.5
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 95.9
42% 95.9 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 79%
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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 13,315 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $829
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