MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 80.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics125% 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 Drive91.4% 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 01:14
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
SC Int 96.5
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 99
80% 99.8 Pts
QC Int 371
QC Float 400
QC Mixed 394
88% 388 Pts
MC Int 804
MC Float 846
MC Mixed 841
124% 831 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
EVGA(3842 6583) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 398
Reflection 390
Parallax 392
122% 393 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 387
Splatting 247
127% 291 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 125%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$90
369GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 401
Mixed 410
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 23
129% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 78.7
90% 153 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 133%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 43.1
MC Write 34.9
MC Mixed 34.2
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 40.6
SC Mixed 26.3
85% 29.7 GB/s
Latency 78.8
51% 78.8 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 102%
Great: 107%
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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 17,882 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) - $75

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