MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics58.2% 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 Drive33% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180316
Uptime9.9 Days
Run DateNov 25 '19 at 21:41
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 1700-$235
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
74.6% Very good
1-Core 108
2-Core 215
76% 161 Pts
4-Core 421
8-Core 787
75% 604 Pts
64-Core 1,198
80% 1,198 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$428
CLim: 1618 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
58.2% Above average
Lighting 223
Reflection 199
Parallax 238
58% 220 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 211
Splatting 92.8
58% 154 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$49
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0831C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 149 25 2.4 31 30 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
33% Below average
Read 501
Write 424
Mixed 8.5
SusWrite 69.6
55% 251 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.3
33% 8.2 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 33%
Great: 98%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$33
150GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 174 178 174 175 170 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Read 149
Write 55.7
Mixed 72.3
SusWrite 174
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$33
568GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 106 106 105 106 106 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 171
Write 118
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 106
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 49% Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
82.7% Excellent
MC Read 32.6
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 28.8
86% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 22.5
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 87.3
46% 87.3 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 93%
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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 29,355 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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