MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics15.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 4 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180316
Uptime17.8 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 02:49
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$180
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
78% Very good
Memory 78.4
1-Core 107
2-Core 216
77% 134 Pts
4-Core 418
8-Core 678
70% 548 Pts
64-Core 867
58% 867 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 78%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 456.71
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
15.8% Very poor
Lighting 0.2
Reflection 47.9
Parallax 45.8
0% 31.3 fps
MRender 36.5
Gravity 43.1
Splatting 37.5
34% 39 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 15.8%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$47
315GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 126 123 100 122 120 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
82% Excellent
Read 166
Write 153
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 120
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
146% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 82%
Great: 108%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
93GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 94 91 92 92 92 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
42.7% Average
Read 142
Write 128
Mixed 19.9
SusWrite 91.2
119% 95.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
42% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD2 CMK8GX4M1A2400C16 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 28.4
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 24.9
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 83.6
48% 83.6 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $741
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