MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC(MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 102%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics76.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive46.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180126
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 02:33
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X-$163
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
78.8% Very good
1-Core 112
2-Core 224
79% 168 Pts
4-Core 449
8-Core 870
81% 659 Pts
64-Core 1266
85% 1266 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
76.1% Very good
Lighting 301
Reflection 284
Parallax 291
77% 292 fps
MRender 190
Gravity 283
Splatting 223
74% 232 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$28
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 30 12 17 14 20 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
46.6% Average
Read 384
Write 28.7
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 21
26% 124 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 45.6
4K Mixed 16.8
83% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 29.3
DQ Mixed 16.9
38% 83.9 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 82%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$64
202GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1451 401 402 402 402 402 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
251% Outstanding
Read 2,454
Write 1,677
Mixed 1,532
SusWrite 576
347% 1,560 MB/s
4K Read 60.3
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 78.9
260% 88.9 MB/s
DQ Read 960
DQ Write 697
DQ Mixed 882
645% 846 MB/s
Poor: 162%
This bench: 251%
Great: 287%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
146GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 129 130 132 131 133 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Read 203
Write 164
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 131
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 115%
Seagate ST500LM012 HN-M500MBB 500GB
175GB free
Firmware: 2BA30014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 103 104 104 106 106 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 110
Write 103
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 104
68% 93.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 59%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 180 182 182 182 181 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 155
Mixed 90.5
SusWrite 181
111% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
218% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$60
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
MC Read 32.3
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 27.9
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 32.4
SC Mixed 26.3
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 86.9
46% 86.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 90%
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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 ARCTIC(MS-7A34) Builds (Compare 1,677 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $614
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