MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 55.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics52.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive106% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 15 '19 at 13:33
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G-$119
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
55.2% Above average
1-Core 68.4
2-Core 178
56% 123 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 555
54% 433 Pts
64-Core 534
36% 534 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
Gigabyte(1458 366F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
52.9% Above average
Lighting 209
Reflection 183
Parallax 198
54% 197 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 199
Splatting 132
52% 161 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$46
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 418 425 436 433 433 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 448
Write 420
Mixed 402
SusWrite 421
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 67.4
4K Mixed 46.7
147% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 273
228% 330 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 106%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$55
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 86 96 80 93 86 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
40.2% Average
Read 54.8
Write 74.5
Mixed 45
SusWrite 85.4
48% 64.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.3
62% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
85.9% Excellent
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 29.4
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 34.3
SC Mixed 23.9
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 81.3
49% 81.3 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 104%
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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 26,140 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $594
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