MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 74.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics48.4% 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 Drive95% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory23.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200702
Uptime16.9 Days
Run DateFeb 27 '21 at 20:00
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X-$208
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
74.5% Very good
Memory 72.1
1-Core 103
2-Core 206
72% 127 Pts
4-Core 413
8-Core 744
72% 579 Pts
64-Core 1,070
72% 1,070 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$210
EVGA(3842 6167) 3GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
48.4% Average
Lighting 59.8
Reflection 58.4
Parallax 60.9
48% 59.7 fps
MRender 66.3
Gravity 59
Splatting 54
48% 59.8 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 117 107 105 105 97 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
95% Outstanding
Read 488
Write 395
Mixed 411
SusWrite 136
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 49.4
163% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 361
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 95%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
720GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 169 172 174 177 176 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 152
Write 99.5
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 167
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 109%
WD My Book 25EE 4TB
1.5TB free, PID 25ee
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 147 147 146 149 148 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
58.6% Above average
Read 134
Write 142
Mixed 114
SusWrite 142
182% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
130% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
74.5% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 25
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 28.2
SC Mixed 24
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 96.6
41% 96.6 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 96%

 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 10,890 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $716
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