MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics79.8% 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 Drive44.2% 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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190123
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateNov 15 '19 at 23:16
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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-$106
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
66.4% Good
1-Core 99.8
2-Core 198
70% 149 Pts
4-Core 364
8-Core 588
60% 476 Pts
64-Core 780
52% 780 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-56-$395
PowerColor(148C 2388) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1590 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.11.1
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Lighting 283
Reflection 223
Parallax 444
74% 317 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 302
Splatting 279
80% 254 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 96%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$150
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 198 117 80 167 131 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
44.2% Average
Read 188
Write 175
Mixed 134
SusWrite 145
36% 160 MB/s
4K Read 12.2
4K Write 33.3
4K Mixed 20.2
62% 21.9 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 110
103% 161 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 106%
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
111GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 268 247 262 256 232 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
75.1% Very good
Read 339
Write 272
Mixed 228
SusWrite 254
61% 273 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 81
4K Mixed 30.4
114% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 203
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 173
153% 225 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GX-D4-3200-MR 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
72.4% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 25.7
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 22.9
SC Mixed 19.9
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 72.4%
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 30,020 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

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

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