MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 66.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics63.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive40.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170215
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 29 '17 at 15:24
Run Duration288 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X-$315
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
66.8% Good
Memory 68.8
1-Core 118
2-Core 209
75% 132 Pts
4-Core 348
8-Core 668
63% 508 Pts
64-Core 1,232
83% 1,232 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
EVGA(3842 6264) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
63.9% Good
Lighting 83.9
Reflection 79.8
Parallax 76.6
68% 80.1 fps
MRender 71.5
Gravity 73.9
Splatting 73.6
59% 73 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$37
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
40.3% Average
Read 492
Write 22.6
Mixed 273
57% 262 MB/s
4K Read 13.2
4K Write 78.6
4K Mixed 1.38
63% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 14.5
DQ Write 79.4
DQ Mixed 5.33
16% 33.1 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 40.3%
Great: 86%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$37
39GB free
Firmware: Z32070RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
60.4% Good
Read 509
Write 158
Mixed 278
69% 315 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 85.5
4K Mixed 5.8
77% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 2.69
58% 135 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
96% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 153
Mixed 154
123% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.21
73% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 96%
Great: 115%
SABRENT 120GB
105GB free
Firmware: 0204
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 13% Great: 25%
PNY USB 2.0 FD 64GB
34GB free, PID 007a
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
7.78% Terrible
Read 24.1
Write 12
Mixed 7.04
16% 14.4 MB/s
4K Read 6.93
4K Write 0.009
4K Mixed 0.01
26% 2.32 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.78%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
75.8% Very good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 26.2
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 20.5
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 104
38% 104 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 93%

 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 12,038 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: 55% - Above average Total price: $713
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