MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics43.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive210% 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)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 13 '18 at 22:19
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 1700-$215
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
1-Core 114
2-Core 228
80% 171 Pts
4-Core 455
8-Core 911
84% 683 Pts
64-Core 1,296
87% 1,296 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$126
CLim: 1206 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
43.9% Average
Lighting 164
Reflection 163
Parallax 224
45% 184 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 155
Splatting 118
42% 133 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 50%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
244GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 409
Mixed 418
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 82.3
4K Mixed 46.8
170% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 116
127% 215 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 110%
Great: 135%
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXZ7100Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
210% Outstanding
Read 2,768
Write 457
Mixed 761
285% 1,329 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 50.6
196% 70.3 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 136
136% 220 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 210%
Great: 260%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 41.7
MC Write 37.6
MC Mixed 32.9
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.6
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 27.3
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 76.2
52% 76.2 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 103%
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 26,721 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $553
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HDDRAMUSB
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