MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC(MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics34.8% 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)
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 (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
5 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC(MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180126
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 11 '21 at 05:16
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU 17%
Watch Gameplay: 570 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X-$115
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
70.1% Very good
Memory 81.3
1-Core 104
2-Core 195
74% 127 Pts
4-Core 318
8-Core 573
56% 445 Pts
64-Core 574
38% 574 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$150
CLim: 1244 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.3.2
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
34.8% Below average
Lighting 38.6
Reflection 58.8
Parallax 67.7
31% 55 fps
MRender 57.4
Gravity 46.6
Splatting 43.1
39% 49 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 51%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$55
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0317A0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 356
Write 423
Mixed 39.5
60% 273 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 55.3
4K Mixed 0.4
58% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 19.2
DQ Mixed 0.4
16% 42 MB/s
Poor: 41% Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
397GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 174 175 176 176 173 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 94.5
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 174
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
49GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.6 2.8 4.9 4.4 3.4 4.4 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
33.9% Below average
Read 114
Write 3.2
Mixed 4.2
SusWrite 4.1
22% 31.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
158% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 33.9%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BL8G32C16U4BL.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 44.2
MC Write 41.1
MC Mixed 36.3
116% 40.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.8
SC Write 39.6
SC Mixed 29.3
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 78.2
51% 78.2 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%

 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 ARCTIC(MS-7A34)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $623
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