MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics110% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive39.1% 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.
Very high background CPU (82%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180502
Uptime2.7 Days
Run DateSep 13 '20 at 17:43
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 82%
Watch Gameplay: 5700-XT + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 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 1600X-$176
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
74.9% Very good
Memory 78.2
1-Core 113
2-Core 207
77% 133 Pts
4-Core 386
8-Core 653
66% 519 Pts
64-Core 903
61% 903 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$400
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.4.2
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 139
Reflection 117
Parallax 238
112% 165 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 136
Splatting 163
107% 138 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 110%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 120 GB 120GB
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 14 37 17 12 17 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
39.1% Below average
Read 440
Write 83.5
Mixed 144
SusWrite 26.1
38% 173 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 23.9
4K Mixed 13
56% 18.1 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 18.3
DQ Mixed 35.9
35% 57.8 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 52%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$75
3TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 176 178 179 179 183 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 120
Write 136
Mixed 68.2
SusWrite 177
91% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
80% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 85%
Great: 91%
Seagate Expansion+ 4TB
3TB free
Firmware: 9300
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 123 117 111 111 121 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
61% Good
Read 95
Write 109
Mixed 70
SusWrite 117
72% 97.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.6
176% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 61%
Great: 67%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 16GB
14GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 18 18 18 18 18 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
13.5% Very poor
Read 27.5
Write 0.2
Mixed 5.2
SusWrite 17.7
14% 12.7 MB/s
4K Read 8.2
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 2.7
163% 4.03 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 13.5%
Great: 17%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
94% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 33.1
97% 34 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 35.2
SC Mixed 28.4
83% 28.9 GB/s
Latency 83.9
48% 83.9 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 94%
Great: 93%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
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Workstation
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $713
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