MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics14% 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)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190123
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateJun 17 '19 at 15:14
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$113
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
77.6% Very good
1-Core 110
2-Core 217
77% 163 Pts
4-Core 439
8-Core 750
75% 594 Pts
64-Core 942
63% 942 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 80%
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: 19.5.2
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
14% Very poor
Lighting 54
Reflection 42.9
Parallax 71.6
15% 56.2 fps
MRender 28.3
Gravity 50.8
Splatting 42.5
13% 40.5 fps
Poor: 12%
This bench: 14%
Great: 15%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$22
313GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 96 82 96 114 47 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
57.9% Above average
Read 117
Write 126
Mixed 66.6
SusWrite 84.8
72% 98.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
147% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x4GB-$90
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 42.4
MC Write 39.3
MC Mixed 34
110% 38.6 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 39.7
SC Mixed 28.8
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 76.4
52% 76.4 ns
Poor: 42%
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 25,495 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: 58% - Above average Total price: $637
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