MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics73% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive292% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200702
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 16:55
Run Duration206 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$198
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Memory 75.6
1-Core 135
2-Core 272
89% 161 Pts
4-Core 513
8-Core 834
85% 673 Pts
64-Core 1,104
74% 1,104 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
73% Very good
Lighting 92.9
Reflection 92.2
Parallax 85.9
75% 90.3 fps
MRender 115
Gravity 82.3
Splatting 74.8
70% 90.8 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 73%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$65
270GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 917 605 615 615 618 596 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
292% Outstanding
Read 2,551
Write 2,399
Mixed 1,671
SusWrite 661
406% 1,820 MB/s
4K Read 66.6
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 91.9
308% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,310
DQ Write 1128
DQ Mixed 1,211
910% 1,216 MB/s
Poor: 201%
This bench: 292%
Great: 313%
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$45
51GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 119 95 83 84 82 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 492
Write 466
Mixed 356
SusWrite 141
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 73.1
4K Mixed 36.9
133% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 182
158% 237 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 88%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 194 191 192 193 193 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 137
Mixed 86.1
SusWrite 191
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 109%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
76.8% Very good
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 30.1
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.8
SC Write 20.3
SC Mixed 30.3
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 89.2
45% 89.2 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 109%

 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 9,343 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $664
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HDDRAMUSB
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