MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 127%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics167% 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 Drive202% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170920
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateAug 18 '18 at 03:49
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$235
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.95 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
SC Int 112
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 446
QC Float 485
QC Mixed 463
105% 465 Pts
MC Int 1,232
MC Float 1,278
MC Mixed 1,280
189% 1,263 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
Zotac(19DA 1471) ≥ 4GB; Zotac 1080 TI AMP EXTREME!
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2800 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
167% Outstanding
Lighting 495
Reflection 513
Parallax 630
168% 546 fps
MRender 265
Gravity 563
Splatting 288
166% 372 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 167%
Great: 175%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 585 250 247 246 244 241 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
202% Outstanding
Read 1,930
Write 1,399
Mixed 531
SusWrite 302
229% 1,040 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 51.1
202% 78.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,057
DQ Write 952
DQ Mixed 781
647% 930 MB/s
Poor: 145%
This bench: 202%
Great: 238%
Kingston A400 120GB-$20
40GB free
Firmware: SBFK10D7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 72 72 72 72 72 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Read 486
Write 291
Mixed 326
SusWrite 105
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 32.7
136% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 188
172% 262 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 79%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$50
990GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 98 98 101 101 101 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
55.2% Above average
Read 92.3
Write 79.9
Mixed 61.2
SusWrite 99.8
61% 83.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
163% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 69%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$26
182GB free
Firmware: CC34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 109 110 109 109 106 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 105
Write 108
Mixed 66.8
SusWrite 109
71% 97 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
170% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 72%
WD WD10SPZX-00HKTT0 1TB
143GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 65 62 67 61 67 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
48.8% Average
Read 100
Write 110
Mixed 71.5
SusWrite 69
65% 87.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.3
144% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 81%
WD My Passport 0820 1TB
148GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 73 72 72 72 72 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
36.4% Below average
Read 94.5
Write 97.5
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 72.4
108% 80.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
108% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 36.4%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$119
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
MC Read 39.6
MC Write 34.5
MC Mixed 34
103% 36 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 36.7
SC Mixed 27.5
84% 29.3 GB/s
Latency 80.2
50% 80.2 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

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Gaming
Gaming 68%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $537
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