MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics49.4% 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 Drive73% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 16 '20 at 00:09
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 30%
Watch Gameplay: 580 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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-$140
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Memory 73.7
1-Core 119
2-Core 226
79% 139 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 760
75% 599 Pts
64-Core 1,016
68% 1,016 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$170
CLim: 1380 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.8.3
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
49.4% Average
Lighting 183
Reflection 156
Parallax 241
48% 194 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 181
Splatting 114
50% 141 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$45
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 186 120 156 191 131 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
73% Very good
Read 460
Write 248
Mixed 280
SusWrite 169
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 70.9
4K Mixed 29.5
109% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 194
159% 226 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 73%
Great: 124%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$149
502GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1738 1210 635 1246 798 558 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
242% Outstanding
Read 2,135
Write 2,064
Mixed 1,511
SusWrite 1,031
378% 1,685 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 66
204% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 794
DQ Write 525
DQ Mixed 786
552% 702 MB/s
Poor: 247%
This bench: 242%
Great: 358%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
910GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 139 100 156 141 113 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Read 176
Write 167
Mixed 96.9
SusWrite 137
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
233% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
75.5% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 25.9
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 23.1
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 93.2
43% 93.2 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 95%

 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 6,956 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: 61% - Good Total price: $689
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HDDRAMUSB
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