MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 89.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics13.4% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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 (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190123
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 23 '19 at 19:33
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$105
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
SC Int 105
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 420
QC Float 457
QC Mixed 438
99% 438 Pts
MC Int 912
MC Float 945
MC Mixed 942
140% 933 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7770
Asus(1043 045D) 1GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1125 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 19.5.1
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
13.4% Very poor
Lighting 0.1
Reflection 43.2
Parallax 71.8
8% 38.4 fps
MRender 28.2
Gravity 50.7
Splatting 42.6
17% 40.5 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 13.4%
Great: 20%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$23
294GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 53 70 75 57 40 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
50.8% Above average
Read 120
Write 113
Mixed 67.4
SusWrite 57.3
66% 89.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x4GB-$63
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 42.5
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 34.5
111% 38.8 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 27.6
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 76.3
52% 76.3 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
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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 24,291 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $607
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