MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 76.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics33.4% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive37.3% 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 @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170913
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 30 '19 at 20:23
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X-$140
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
76.4% Very good
1-Core 109
2-Core 215
76% 162 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 695
72% 566 Pts
64-Core 928
62% 928 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
33.4% Below average
Lighting 135
Reflection 81.5
Parallax 122
35% 113 fps
MRender 80.1
Gravity 124
Splatting 84
34% 96 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 33.4%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 120GB-$22
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900612
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 38 58 68 41 51 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
37.3% Below average
Read 289
Write 198
Mixed 210
SusWrite 65.6
42% 191 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 11.8
4K Mixed 14.4
64% 17.5 MB/s
DQ Read 98.4
DQ Write 11.7
DQ Mixed 20.6
24% 43.6 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$49
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 192 194 192 195 194 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 160
Mixed 88
SusWrite 193
116% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS8G4D32AESBK.M8FE BLS8G4D32AESBK.M8FE1 16GB
3200, 3200 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 44.3
MC Write 37
MC Mixed 35
111% 38.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.6
SC Write 41.2
SC Mixed 29.5
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 77.4
52% 77.4 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 106%
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 29,363 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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