MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 78.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics126% 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.
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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170427
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '19 at 05:18
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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-$120
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
78.1% Very good
SC Int 96.5
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 101
80% 101 Pts
QC Int 355
QC Float 379
QC Mixed 371
83% 368 Pts
MC Int 812
MC Float 856
MC Mixed 840
125% 836 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
EVGA(3842 6284) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 411
Reflection 358
Parallax 418
128% 396 fps
MRender 232
Gravity 390
Splatting 236
125% 286 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 126%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 120GB-$40
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131122
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 503
Write 455
Mixed 368
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 75.9
4K Mixed 37.2
134% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 183
179% 282 MB/s
Poor: 54% Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
586GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 149 151 153 153 152 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 152
Write 146
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 151
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2800 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
75.6% Very good
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 25.8
78% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 27.8
SC Mixed 20.8
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 97.7
41% 97.7 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 101%
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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 21,307 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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