MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 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 below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 44.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics72.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory20.1 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170622
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 22 '20 at 17:38
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 16%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 1700-$320
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
44.8% Average
Memory 59.7
1-Core 40.8
2-Core 81.3
39% 60.6 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 301
29% 232 Pts
64-Core 467
31% 467 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 44.8%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
72.6% Very good
Lighting 77.7
Reflection 110
Parallax 107
63% 98.2 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 97.9
Splatting 83.4
84% 106 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 95%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
888GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 164 160 170 167 166 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 165
Mixed 89.8
SusWrite 160
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
239% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 3x8GB
3 of 4 slots used
24GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
42.7% Average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 15
MC Mixed 12.9
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 15
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 129
31% 129 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 97%

 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 11,446 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $735
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