MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 75.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics155% 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 Drive59.1% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170919
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 00:34
Run Duration216 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 1600-$150
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
75.6% Very good
SC Int 94.8
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 99.6
79% 98.7 Pts
QC Int 354
QC Float 387
QC Mixed 366
84% 369 Pts
MC Int 696
MC Float 704
MC Mixed 707
105% 702 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2977 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
155% Outstanding
Lighting 429
Reflection 522
Parallax 547
146% 500 fps
MRender 279
Gravity 513
Splatting 306
161% 366 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 155%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 3 120GB-$116
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
59.1% Above average
Read 489
Write 123
Mixed 190
58% 267 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 60.4
4K Mixed 15.9
88% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 153
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 38
57% 107 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 82%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$80
374GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
50% Average
Read 89.8
Write 84.4
Mixed 79.3
64% 84.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.18
58% 0.59 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 50%
Great: 67%
Kingston DataTraveler 2.0 4GB
4GB free, PID 1603
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
7.57% Terrible
Read 23.3
Write 10.4
Mixed 14.1
18% 16 MB/s
4K Read 7.61
4K Write 0.04
4K Mixed 0.04
31% 2.56 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.57%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
83.2% Excellent
MC Read 34.6
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 30.1
87% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 27.4
SC Mixed 22.3
65% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 86.7
46% 86.7 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 104%
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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 17,665 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $672
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