MSI B350 PC MATE (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 72.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics20.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 PC MATE (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171206
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 21:47
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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-$148
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
72.7% Very good
SC Int 90.6
SC Float 97.7
SC Mixed 94.3
75% 94.2 Pts
QC Int 324
QC Float 364
QC Mixed 344
78% 344 Pts
MC Int 758
MC Float 783
MC Mixed 779
116% 773 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (56 fps cap detected)
20.9% Poor
Lighting 56.2
Reflection 56.2
Parallax 56.2
17% 56.2 fps
MRender 56.3
Gravity 56.2
Splatting 56.2
24% 56.2 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 20.9%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
V Series SATA SSD 240GB
3GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V3.37
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 388
Write 160
Mixed 2.7
39% 184 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 16
4K Mixed 10.3
58% 16.8 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 46.4
DQ Mixed 9
24% 52.5 MB/s
Poor: 42% Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
150GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 158 158 155 157 159 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
68.2% Good
Read 81.3
Write 88.5
Mixed 51
SusWrite 156
69% 94.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
143% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
MC Read 35
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 29.5
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 31.3
SC Mixed 23.6
72% 25 GB/s
Latency 94.2
42% 94.2 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 89%
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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 PC MATE (MS-7A34) Builds (Compare 7,946 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 PC MATE (MS-7A34) - $87

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $643
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