MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 68.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics46.8% 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 Drive54.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170622
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 00:46
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-$113
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
68.2% Good
1-Core 100
2-Core 199
70% 149 Pts
4-Core 381
8-Core 683
66% 532 Pts
64-Core 852
57% 852 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$129
Gigabyte(1458 22D4) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1290 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.11.3
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
46.8% Average
Lighting 162
Reflection 172
Parallax 261
43% 198 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 168
Splatting 124
47% 143 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$82
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 521ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 66 105 99 89 104 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
54.9% Above average
Read 98.3
Write 151
Mixed 144
SusWrite 91.5
28% 121 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 35.2
123% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 125
104% 148 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 84%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$170
931GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2217 2176 1177 1177 1189 1192 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
310% Outstanding
Read 2509
Write 2,284
Mixed 1,661
SusWrite 1,521
447% 1,994 MB/s
4K Read 59.4
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 79.1
260% 89.7 MB/s
DQ Read 922
DQ Write 673
DQ Mixed 849
621% 815 MB/s
Poor: 226%
This bench: 310%
Great: 356%
Seagate ST3400820AS 400GB
297GB free
Firmware: 3.CHL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 37 38 39 39 37 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
22.6% Poor
Read 41
Write 41.7
Mixed 31
SusWrite 37.2
28% 37.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
108% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 22.6%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 43.7
MC Write 35.3
MC Mixed 34.5
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 39.6
SC Mixed 27.4
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 77
52% 77 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
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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 28,169 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: 66% - Good Total price: $570
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