MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 34.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics74.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170427
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 19:13
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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 1700-$180
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
34.6% Below average
SC Int 38.9
SC Float 42.4
SC Mixed 40.2
32% 40.5 Pts
QC Int 156
QC Float 169
QC Mixed 162
37% 162 Pts
MC Int 444
MC Float 461
MC Mixed 458
68% 454 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2217 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Lighting 206
Reflection 202
Parallax 244
68% 217 fps
MRender 166
Gravity 220
Splatting 174
80% 187 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 175 182 191 188 187 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 170
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 183
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 106%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GX-D4-3200-MR 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
46.2% Average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 15.9
MC Mixed 15.3
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 16.7
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 139
29% 139 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 108%
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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 15,881 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) - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $739
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HDDRAMUSB
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