MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 49.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics24% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive60.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
11 days ago, 11 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170427
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:38
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 Athlon X4 950 Quad Core
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
49.8% Average
SC Int 79
SC Float 65.3
SC Mixed 71.5
58% 71.9 Pts
QC Int 296
QC Float 213
QC Mixed 253
58% 254 Pts
MC Int 292
MC Float 203
MC Mixed 264
38% 253 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1450 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
24% Poor
Lighting 73.4
Reflection 48.7
Parallax 70.4
22% 64.2 fps
MRender 56.7
Gravity 73.4
Splatting 43.4
25% 57.8 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 24%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$37
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 73 57 51 36 65 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
60.2% Good
Read 422
Write 338
Mixed 287
SusWrite 81.7
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 48.6
4K Mixed 27
87% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 109
120% 204 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 81%
Seagate ST3250310NS 250GB-$153
53GB free
Firmware: MA08
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 58 59 56 55 56 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
45% Average
Read 99.8
Write 97
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 56.9
56% 76.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 45%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB-$78
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
31.4% Below average
MC Read 13.1
MC Write 7.8
MC Mixed 13.1
32% 11.3 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 4.6
SC Mixed 8
18% 6.4 GB/s
Latency 107
37% 107 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 31.4%
Great: 91%
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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 15,905 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $724
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