MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 96.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive217% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181228
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 08:28
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 1700X-$186
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
SC Int 108
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 110
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 438
QC Float 478
QC Mixed 457
104% 458 Pts
MC Int 1,260
MC Float 1,327
MC Mixed 1303
194% 1,297 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1342 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.1.1
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
71.4% Very good
Lighting 203
Reflection 182
Parallax 296
73% 227 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 204
Splatting 132
70% 161 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 538 280 282 278 279 276 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
217% Outstanding
Read 2,088
Write 1,300
Mixed 646
SusWrite 322
240% 1,089 MB/s
4K Read 53.7
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 54.6
235% 88.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,018
DQ Write 918
DQ Mixed 629
564% 855 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 217%
Great: 236%
CHN-25SATAS3-512 512GB
387GB free
Firmware: 02000006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 382 305 85 76 88 73 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Read 431
Write 381
Mixed 339
SusWrite 168
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 97
4K Mixed 34.7
140% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 189
175% 268 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$91
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 176 174 178 176 178 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 142
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 176
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$110
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 41.4
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 32.6
107% 37.6 GB/s
SC Read 25.4
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 29.8
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 79.9
50% 79.9 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
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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).

Typical B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) Builds (Compare 21,308 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) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $620
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