MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 80.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics77.3% 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 Drive94.2% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190123
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 23 '19 at 22:25
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$137
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
1-Core 115
2-Core 231
81% 173 Pts
4-Core 460
8-Core 778
78% 619 Pts
64-Core 977
66% 977 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
77.3% Very good
Lighting 293
Reflection 286
Parallax 334
77% 304 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 284
Splatting 220
78% 235 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 250GB-$48
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 113 112 127 111 121 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 442
Mixed 246
SusWrite 126
73% 330 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 95.8
4K Mixed 48.6
172% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 236
193% 276 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 104%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$45
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 192 192 193 192 194 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 155
Mixed 88.7
SusWrite 193
114% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$154
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 41.6
MC Write 37.9
MC Mixed 33.1
107% 37.5 GB/s
SC Read 24.7
SC Write 38.1
SC Mixed 27.7
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 72.7
55% 72.7 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
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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 29,442 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: 59% - Above average Total price: $620
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HDDRAMUSB
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