MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 81.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics98.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). 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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180724
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 20:27
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$117
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
SC Int 96.5
SC Float 98.8
SC Mixed 100
79% 98.6 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 395
89% 391 Pts
MC Int 824
MC Float 845
MC Mixed 849
126% 839 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 56-$270
PowerColor(148C 2388) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1590 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.2.1
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Lighting 261
Reflection 197
Parallax 402
97% 287 fps
MRender 166
Gravity 288
Splatting 256
100% 236 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 127%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 120GB-$22
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900612
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 404
Write 266
Mixed 189
63% 286 MB/s
4K Read 7.6
4K Write 10.2
4K Mixed 7
26% 8.27 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 79.9
DQ Mixed 12.5
38% 85.5 MB/s
Poor: 41% Great: 80%
WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 500GB-$65
466GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 429 414 415 415 416 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
79% Very good
Read 437
Write 407
Mixed 364
SusWrite 417
92% 406 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 40.7
4K Mixed 27.9
92% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 163
122% 163 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 79%
Great: 118%
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$28
36GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 141 141 141 141 141 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
70.5% Very good
Read 106
Write 99.3
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 139
66% 91.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
888GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 194 195 193 195 195 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 77.2
Mixed 80.7
SusWrite 193
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 112%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 40.6
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 33.4
107% 37.5 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 26.6
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 80.8
50% 80.8 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%
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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 22,242 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $636
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