MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 80.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics38% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive237% 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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180316
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 06:10
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$190
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
80.7% Excellent
SC Int 90.5
SC Float 97.4
SC Mixed 94.2
75% 94 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 378
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 1,042
MC Float 1,086
MC Mixed 1,076
160% 1,068 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
Sapphire(174B E270) 2GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1450 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.10.3
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
38% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 92.2
Parallax 153
40% 121 fps
MRender 65.8
Gravity 98.6
Splatting 91.9
36% 85.4 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 38%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
237% Outstanding
Read 2,719
Write 1,227
Mixed 1,381
389% 1,776 MB/s
4K Read 52.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 23.9
167% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 51.1
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 77.6
70% 102 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 237%
Great: 233%
P3-128 128GB
71GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
51.4% Above average
Read 322
Write 72.1
Mixed 205
44% 200 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 45.1
4K Mixed 14.4
84% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 210
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 21.5
71% 154 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 78%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$53
836GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Read 131
Write 136
Mixed 127
99% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.21
110% 1.24 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL16-16-16 D4-2400 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
87.3% Excellent
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 28.8
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 31.1
SC Mixed 25.3
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 93.7
43% 93.7 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 90%
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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 15,820 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $736
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