MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 96.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics45.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 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 Drive209% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190708
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '19 at 19:27
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X-$234
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
1-Core 142
2-Core 274
98% 208 Pts
4-Core 545
8-Core 904
92% 725 Pts
64-Core 1,111
75% 1,111 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (164 fps cap detected)
45.7% Average
Lighting 164
Reflection 164
Parallax 164
42% 164 fps
MRender 163
Gravity 164
Splatting 164
50% 164 fps
Poor: 75%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXB7201Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 166 166 168 169 168 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
209% Outstanding
Read 1859
Write 670
Mixed 572
SusWrite 180
179% 820 MB/s
4K Read 61.5
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 81.1
287% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 888
DQ Write 669
DQ Mixed 687
538% 748 MB/s
Poor: 109%
This bench: 209%
Great: 206%
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$84
204GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 138 143 143 143 140 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
75.7% Very good
Read 306
Write 211
Mixed 244
SusWrite 143
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 41.1
157% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 80.5
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 174
124% 154 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 83%
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$33
112GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 63 58 56 53 53 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 496
Write 363
Mixed 345
SusWrite 86.6
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 94.8
4K Mixed 41.4
151% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 114
133% 231 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D32AESBK.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
MC Read 34.8
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 35.3
92% 32.4 GB/s
SC Read 26.3
SC Write 26.6
SC Mixed 34.9
84% 29.3 GB/s
Latency 75.4
53% 75.4 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 113%
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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 26,752 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $563
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