MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 138%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 139%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics174% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive264% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170919
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 04 '18 at 16:29
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 7 1700-$160
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
SC Int 109
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 113
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 443
QC Mixed 446
100% 439 Pts
MC Int 1,246
MC Float 1,292
MC Mixed 1282
191% 1,273 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
MSI(1462 3605) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 3002 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
174% Outstanding
Lighting 573
Reflection 544
Parallax 590
179% 569 fps
MRender 286
Gravity 562
Splatting 312
171% 387 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 174%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 1TB-$219
700GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Read 480
Write 335
Mixed 336
85% 384 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 70.3
4K Mixed 24.6
108% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 48.6
85% 170 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 106%
Crucial MX300 750GB-$196
435GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Read 480
Write 333
Mixed 338
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 71.3
4K Mixed 24.6
110% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 26.5
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 13.9
39% 76.8 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 104%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$136
347GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
264% Outstanding
Read 2,970
Write 1,298
Mixed 1,417
415% 1,895 MB/s
4K Read 55.8
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 30.8
190% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 48
88% 174 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 264%
Great: 263%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$80
707GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
68.4% Good
Read 104
Write 135
Mixed 125
92% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 2.38
4K Mixed 0.26
101% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Flare X DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB-$205
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 42.4
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 32.1
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 25.3
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 30.9
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 74.6
54% 74.6 ns
Poor: 81%
This bench: 100%
Great: 126%
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 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 18,001 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $623
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