MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 78.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics134% 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.
Boot Drive47.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180126
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 22:15
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$130
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
78.2% Very good
SC Int 95.7
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 108
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 386
QC Float 417
QC Mixed 385
90% 396 Pts
MC Int 584
MC Float 613
MC Mixed 600
90% 599 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
Gigabyte(1458 3711) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2551 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 387
Reflection 395
Parallax 463
128% 415 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 438
Splatting 262
139% 316 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 134%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$49
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 100 83 90 96 115 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
47.3% Average
Read 432
Write 239
Mixed 200
SusWrite 102
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 60.7
4K Mixed 0.2
55% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 3
60% 139 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 86%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
626GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 160 159 159 161 160 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 167
Mixed 93.1
SusWrite 159
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
233% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
950GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 180 178 179 180 182 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 142
Mixed 78.8
SusWrite 180
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 104%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 40.6
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 33.9
108% 38 GB/s
SC Read 25.4
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 29.8
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 80.9
50% 80.9 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%
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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 ARCTIC (MS-7A34) Builds (Compare 1,167 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $664
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