MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 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 49.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics72.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive88.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170427
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 22:50
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 1600X-$163
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
49.1% Average
SC Int 61.5
SC Float 67.3
SC Mixed 65
52% 64.6 Pts
QC Int 238
QC Float 229
QC Mixed 230
53% 233 Pts
MC Int 485
MC Float 537
MC Mixed 530
77% 517 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$190
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.8.1
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
72.2% Very good
Lighting 214
Reflection 183
Parallax 288
74% 228 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 208
Splatting 132
71% 162 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$125
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 453 284 247 244 249 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Read 430
Write 469
Mixed 384
SusWrite 320
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 70.2
4K Mixed 34.4
119% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 326
246% 330 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 99%
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB-$50
223GB free
Firmware: JP4OA39C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 112 113 109 113 113 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
65.5% Good
Read 117
Write 122
Mixed 59
SusWrite 111
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$165
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
36.5% Below average
MC Read 13.2
MC Write 11.8
MC Mixed 11.4
35% 12.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 13.9
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 113
35% 113 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 36.5%
Great: 109%
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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 18,001 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $623
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