MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics22.3% 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 Drive63.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190123
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 21 '20 at 03:25
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$139
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
78% Very good
Memory 77.5
1-Core 109
2-Core 225
78% 137 Pts
4-Core 422
8-Core 676
70% 549 Pts
64-Core 843
57% 843 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 78%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon RX 560-B
XFX(1682 956D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1196 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.5.1
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
22.3% Poor
Lighting 83
Reflection 80.3
Parallax 107
22% 90.1 fps
MRender 60.7
Gravity 80.8
Splatting 72.7
22% 71.4 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 22.3%
Great: 24%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$42
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 73 78 78 77 77 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
63.2% Good
Read 469
Write 376
Mixed 17.6
SusWrite 89.8
52% 238 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 18.3
101% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 31.9
73% 148 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 75%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
647GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 165 166 166 167 166 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 161
Mixed 101
SusWrite 166
110% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
231% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB-$36
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 31.4
MC Mixed 30.8
93% 32.4 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 26.5
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 85.2
47% 85.2 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 90%

 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 6,323 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $672
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