MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics84.6% 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 Drive51.8% 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 (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191002
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 28 '19 at 01:10
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$175
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
1-Core 129
2-Core 258
91% 193 Pts
4-Core 510
8-Core 847
86% 679 Pts
64-Core 1,046
70% 1,046 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
EVGA(3842 4996) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1582 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.2
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Lighting 344
Reflection 317
Parallax 381
90% 347 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 313
Splatting 219
85% 246 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 120 GB 120GB
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 74 29 67 44 37 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Read 453
Write 262
Mixed 212
SusWrite 72
55% 250 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 39.4
4K Mixed 19.8
82% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 83
DQ Mixed 42.1
47% 81.1 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 51%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
461GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 149 150 149 150 150 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Read 146
Write 146
Mixed 31
SusWrite 149
85% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 105%
USB Flash Memory 16GB
14GB free, PID 6544
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.1 6.5 6.4 6.7 6.5 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
5.39% Terrible
Read 20.7
Write 5
Mixed 1.8
SusWrite 6.1
9% 8.4 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
17% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.39%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$100
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
MC Read 34.3
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 34.9
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 25.4
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 34.2
80% 27.9 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 109%
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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 30,004 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
Workstation 57%
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Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $610
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