MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180502
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateApr 18 '19 at 08:33
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 2600-$148
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
SC Int 116
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 117
95% 118 Pts
QC Int 458
QC Float 502
QC Mixed 474
108% 478 Pts
MC Int 981
MC Float 1,028
MC Mixed 1,008
151% 1,006 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$168
CLim: 1411 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.4.2
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
73% Very good
Lighting 214
Reflection 186
Parallax 285
74% 228 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 214
Splatting 133
72% 166 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 73%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD3000BLFS-08YBU0 300GB
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04.04V06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 73 74 75 74 74 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
46% Average
Read 86
Write 81
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 73.6
56% 75.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
212% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 46%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
78.4% Very good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 26.8
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 22.9
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 90.9
44% 90.9 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 111%
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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 ARCTIC (MS-7A34) Builds (Compare 1,647 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 117% - Outstanding Total price: $499
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