MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 81.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics34.8% 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%
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 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Memory 81.7
1-Core 109
2-Core 215
78% 135 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 695
72% 566 Pts
64-Core 928
62% 928 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$146
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
34.8% Below average
Lighting 44.9
Reflection 31.3
Parallax 38.2
36% 38.1 fps
MRender 38.1
Gravity 41.3
Splatting 36.5
23% 38.7 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 120GB-$20
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900612
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 38 58 68 41 51 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th 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: 39%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 192 194 192 195 194 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th 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: 63%
This bench: 110%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS8G4D32AESBK.M8FE BLS8G4D32AESBK.M8FE1 16GB
3200, 3200 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (77th 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: 61%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%

 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 7,784 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $558
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