MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 81.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics63.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive52.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
11 months ago, 10 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory3.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170427
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateJan 12 '18 at 22:09
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 5 1600X-$166
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
SC Int 103
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 381
QC Float 423
QC Mixed 391
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 816
MC Float 768
MC Mixed 814
120% 799 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1310 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.11.2
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
63.5% Good
Lighting 179
Reflection 166
Parallax 274
66% 206 fps
MRender 133
Gravity 174
Splatting 121
62% 143 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron C400 RealSSD 128GB
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 040H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
52.9% Above average
Read 427
Write 187
Mixed 261
64% 292 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 80.5
4K Mixed 5.09
78% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 25.6
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 7.11
22% 45.2 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 68%
WD WD1001FALS-00U9B0 1TB
500GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
59.7% Above average
Read 106
Write 102
Mixed 79.7
72% 95.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.45
124% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$60
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
38% Below average
MC Read 15.1
MC Write 11.9
MC Mixed 13.2
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 12.2
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 109
37% 109 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38%
Great: 48%
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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 17,858 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $638
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