MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 118%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics140% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive90% 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.
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.
Run History
2 years ago, 2 years ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1842 x 1036 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170920
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateDec 22 '17 at 10:10
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$230
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
82% Excellent
Memory 80.5
1-Core 107
2-Core 208
76% 132 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 836
80% 642 Pts
64-Core 1,277
86% 1,277 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 82%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
Gigabyte(1458 374C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
140% Outstanding
Lighting 553
Reflection 526
Parallax 621
145% 567 fps
MRender 277
Gravity 540
Splatting 303
141% 373 fps
Poor: 105%
This bench: 140%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Edge E3 SSD 1TB
331GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
90% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 425
Mixed 465
104% 469 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 67.5
4K Mixed 31
111% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 71.1
91% 162 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 90%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$43
626GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Read 155
Write 174
Mixed 150
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.31
99% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing below potential (79th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
96.1% Outstanding
MC Read 40.7
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 31
99% 34.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 38.2
SC Mixed 27.8
84% 29.5 GB/s
Latency 79.7
50% 79.7 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34) Builds (Compare 368 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 79%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $775
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