MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics39.8% 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 Drive174% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191002
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 00:57
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$183
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Memory 85.4
1-Core 122
2-Core 242
86% 150 Pts
4-Core 484
8-Core 812
82% 648 Pts
64-Core 1,037
70% 1,037 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$126
CLim: 1330 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.11.3
Performing below potential (48th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
39.8% Below average
Lighting 47.6
Reflection 64.8
Parallax 63.5
40% 58.6 fps
MRender 63.4
Gravity 47.8
Splatting 53.9
37% 55 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 50%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PCIe SSD 256GB
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 885 296 300 300 299 298 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
174% Outstanding
Read 1,365
Write 994
Mixed 1,070
SusWrite 396
213% 956 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 58.2
196% 72.6 MB/s
DQ Read 713
DQ Write 824
DQ Mixed 717
554% 751 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 174%
Great: 199%
Hitachi HUA723030ALA640 3TB-$50
3TB free
Firmware: MKAOAA50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 152 152 152 152 152 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 142
Write 147
Mixed 83.8
SusWrite 152
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
192% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 3000 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 42.4
MC Write 39
MC Mixed 34.1
110% 38.5 GB/s
SC Read 26.5
SC Write 39.9
SC Mixed 29.9
92% 32.1 GB/s
Latency 71.7
56% 71.7 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%

 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 7,928 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $678
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