MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics66.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive44.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). 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)
Memory4.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180502
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateDec 07 '18 at 15:47
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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-$150
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
SC Int 99.6
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 372
QC Float 404
QC Mixed 401
89% 392 Pts
MC Int 843
MC Float 856
MC Mixed 857
128% 852 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$200
Device(1DA2 E366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1411 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.11.1
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
66.6% Good
Lighting 189
Reflection 187
Parallax 254
66% 210 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 184
Splatting 134
67% 156 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$38
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900211
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 204 223 227 227 234 MB/s
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
44.4% Average
Read 154
Write 94.7
Mixed 109
SusWrite 222
33% 145 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 45.7
4K Mixed 11.1
67% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 79.6
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 80.3
72% 105 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 181 168 188 174 150 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 158
Mixed 75.6
SusWrite 170
107% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 101%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFD824A.C16FHP 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
43.9% Average
MC Read 16.3
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 13.9
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 14.6
SC Mixed 16
45% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 95.1
42% 95.1 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 88%
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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 17,679 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $672
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