MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 78.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics14.7% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170919
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 26 '20 at 22:18
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$176
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
78.6% Very good
1-Core 113
2-Core 221
79% 167 Pts
4-Core 449
8-Core 742
75% 596 Pts
64-Core 943
63% 943 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7770
Sapphire(174B E215) 1GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1300 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 20.3.1
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
14.7% Very poor
Lighting 56.7
Reflection 46.9
Parallax 80.6
15% 61.4 fps
MRender 32.2
Gravity 55.7
Splatting 48
15% 45.3 fps
Poor: 12%
This bench: 14.7%
Great: 15%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 640GB (2008)-$103
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 47 49 52 49 50 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
36.3% Below average
Read 77.7
Write 81
Mixed 63.3
SusWrite 48.3
50% 67.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 36.3%
Great: 64%
USB DISK 2.0 8GB
4GB free, PID 3600
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8 8.6 8.3 8.5 8.5 7.6 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
6.44% Terrible
Read 22.3
Write 7.3
Mixed 6
SusWrite 8.2
12% 10.9 MB/s
4K Read 6
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
22% 2 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.44%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
79.2% Very good
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 26.9
82% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 28.2
SC Mixed 21.8
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 94.2
42% 94.2 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 104%
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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 31,186 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $629
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