MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
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 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 81%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics53.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive73.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
11 days ago, 11 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180502
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:52
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 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 1600-$155
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
81% Excellent
SC Int 98.8
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 103
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 370
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 397
89% 393 Pts
MC Int 810
MC Float 872
MC Mixed 777
123% 820 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 81%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
53.3% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
44% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
60% 143 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB-$90
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR050
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 146 144 145 149 144 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Read 447
Write 400
Mixed 254
SusWrite 154
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 80.4
4K Mixed 34.4
118% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 247
178% 230 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 94%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
184GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 470 475 476 467 454 450 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 459
Mixed 412
SusWrite 465
102% 455 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 56.8
187% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 122%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2800 MHz clocked @ 1400 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 34.1
MC Mixed 30.8
97% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 35.5
SC Mixed 24.7
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 84.2
48% 84.2 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 93.4%
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 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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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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