MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 46.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics9.49% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive31% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Very high background CPU (35%). 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)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180502
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 19:46
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 A8-9600 APU (2016 D.BR)
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
46.7% Average
SC Int 76.8
SC Float 63.1
SC Mixed 70.1
56% 70 Pts
QC Int 286
QC Float 200
QC Mixed 232
54% 239 Pts
MC Int 289
MC Float 204
MC Mixed 246
37% 246 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R7 Graphics
MSI(1462 7A34) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
9.49% Terrible
Lighting 28.3
Reflection 30.3
Parallax 38.1
10% 32.2 fps
MRender 16.4
Gravity 26
Splatting 22.7
9% 21.7 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 9.49%
Great: 13%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel X25-M 80GB
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2CV102HA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 58 43 44 41 45 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
31% Below average
Read 230
Write 67.1
Mixed 55
SusWrite 47.5
22% 99.8 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 29.2
4K Mixed 8.3
50% 17.7 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 48.5
DQ Mixed 55.7
52% 84.5 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 31%
Great: 42%
Intel X25-M 80GB
18GB free
Firmware: 2CV102HD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 75 80 80 78 80 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
38% Below average
Read 232
Write 79.6
Mixed 110
SusWrite 78.1
28% 125 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 50.9
4K Mixed 8.5
66% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 76.5
DQ Mixed 74.4
66% 101 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 38%
Great: 42%
Seagate ST3300622AS 300GB-$83
210GB free
Firmware: 3.AAE
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 55 49 54 55 55 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
30.3% Below average
Read 52.6
Write 32.6
Mixed 39.6
SusWrite 52.9
33% 44.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 30.3%
Great: 37%
Sony Storage Media 64GB
39GB free, PID 09c2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 19 17 19 19 19 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
20.3% Poor
Read 97.3
Write 38
Mixed 13.7
SusWrite 19.3
45% 42.1 MB/s
4K Read 7.3
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
34% 2.5 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 20.3%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
33.6% Below average
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 8.1
MC Mixed 13.6
35% 12.1 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 5.1
SC Mixed 9.6
21% 7.4 GB/s
Latency 111
36% 111 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 93%
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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 13,287 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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