MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics39.7% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive68.4% 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 (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170419
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 07 '17 at 21:56
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 7 1700-$161
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
74% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 91.8
SC Mixed 101
79% 98.8 Pts
QC Int 310
QC Float 312
QC Mixed 311
70% 311 Pts
MC Int 1,059
MC Float 1,073
MC Mixed 1,077
160% 1,070 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 74%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$140
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
39.7% Below average
Lighting 125
Reflection 84
Parallax 122
38% 110 fps
MRender 80.8
Gravity 117
Splatting 85.5
41% 94.3 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SUV300S37A480G 480GB
285GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM11.K Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
68.4% Good
Read 511
Write 392
Mixed 485
103% 462 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 58.6
4K Mixed 2.34
69% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 97.3
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 51.6
59% 98.8 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 101%
hp v165w 4GB
4GB free, PID 5307
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
7.36% Terrible
Read 27.8
Write 8.19
Mixed 11.7
17% 15.9 MB/s
4K Read 6.44
4K Write 0.009
4K Mixed 0.006
24% 2.15 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.36%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
36% Below average
MC Read 13.2
MC Write 10.9
MC Mixed 11
33% 11.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 14.2
SC Mixed 14
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 36%
Great: 56%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) Builds (Compare 22,832 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 119% - Outstanding Total price: $566
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