MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 71.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics58.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive76.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190123
Uptime1 Days
Run DateNov 23 '19 at 23:56
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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-$100
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
71.4% Very good
1-Core 107
2-Core 211
75% 159 Pts
4-Core 392
8-Core 679
67% 536 Pts
64-Core 862
58% 862 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$159
CLim: 1411 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.11.2
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
58.7% Above average
Lighting 214
Reflection 187
Parallax 285
56% 229 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 215
Splatting 135
59% 168 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$37
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900211
SusWrite @10s intervals: 266 223 227 229 229 229 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
76.7% Very good
Read 389
Write 361
Mixed 319
SusWrite 234
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 81.7
4K Mixed 26.1
119% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 140
139% 215 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 96%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$66
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 188 185 187 192 189 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 155
Mixed 74.9
SusWrite 188
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 110%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFD824A.C16FHP 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
46.5% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 15.6
MC Mixed 14.3
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 16.6
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 93.5
43% 93.5 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 87%
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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 31,169 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $629
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