MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.2%, 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 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)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190708
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 09 '20 at 13:40
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 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 2600X-$160
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
77.2% Very good
Memory 83.6
1-Core 114
2-Core 219
80% 139 Pts
4-Core 381
8-Core 667
66% 524 Pts
64-Core 885
59% 885 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$185
CLim: 1380 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.8.3
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
49.4% Average
Lighting 60.9
Reflection 63.8
Parallax 88
50% 70.9 fps
MRender 70.4
Gravity 70.4
Splatting 56.5
41% 65.8 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB
577GB free
Firmware: S3401103
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 441 438 449 443 442 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Read 462
Write 430
Mixed 394
SusWrite 440
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 92.1
4K Mixed 26.7
121% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 89.5
112% 191 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 104%
Seagate IronWolf 1TB (2016)-$61
649GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 112 114 125 108 118 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 164
Write 161
Mixed 72.7
SusWrite 114
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
49.3% Average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 16.6
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 17.5
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 74.1
54% 74.1 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 102%

 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 7,808 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $666
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