MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics33.9% 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 Drive129% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190123
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 07 '21 at 13:15
Run Duration210 Seconds
Run User SVN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$153
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
79.2% Very good
Memory 75.1
1-Core 118
2-Core 233
80% 142 Pts
4-Core 447
8-Core 754
76% 601 Pts
64-Core 968
65% 968 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 472.12
Performing below potential (70th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
33.9% Below average
Lighting 43.3
Reflection 46.7
Parallax 41.3
35% 43.8 fps
MRender 37.9
Gravity 41
Splatting 36.2
33% 38.4 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 33.9%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$124
338GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 109 118 88 88 83 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 1,297
Write 1,231
Mixed 188
SusWrite 96.5
155% 703 MB/s
4K Read 53.5
4K Write 58.3
4K Mixed 49.6
176% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 686
DQ Write 93.3
DQ Mixed 105
149% 295 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 129%
Great: 297%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$160
281GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 458 467 471 476 468 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 483
Write 463
Mixed 400
SusWrite 466
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 84.7
4K Mixed 40.9
161% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 113%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD2 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
MC Read 32
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 28.9
86% 30 GB/s
SC Read 23.3
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 26.2
76% 26.8 GB/s
Latency 90.2
44% 90.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 57: 6R 6G 9B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
57% 45% 47 321 250 144 24" 1920 1080 ACI24A4 VG248
History: Score 28: 1R 6G 5B | Score 57: 6R 6G 9B
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Gaming
Gaming 46%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
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Workstation
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $84

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $701
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