MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 125%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive243% 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)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 06:32
Run Duration222 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$192
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
SC Int 108
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 111
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 466
QC Mixed 447
102% 448 Pts
MC Int 1,241
MC Float 1,283
MC Mixed 1,282
190% 1,269 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Lighting 304
Reflection 293
Parallax 305
94% 301 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 286
Splatting 231
103% 240 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$90
396GB free
Firmware: X41320RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Read 498
Write 353
Mixed 341
88% 397 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 46.6
4K Mixed 19.5
96% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 29.7
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 45.1
41% 60.4 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 108%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$150
347GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
243% Outstanding
Read 2,791
Write 1,428
Mixed 1,507
420% 1,909 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 80.9
4K Mixed 22.7
142% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 44.9
DQ Write 94.2
DQ Mixed 62
49% 67 MB/s
Poor: 148%
This bench: 243%
Great: 257%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$49
195GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Read 497
Write 371
Mixed 410
95% 426 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 67.5
4K Mixed 4.45
82% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 24.9
51% 102 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 191
Mixed 176
138% 184 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.4
108% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
406GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
60.4% Good
Read 108
Write 102
Mixed 106
80% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.21
98% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 87%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
643GB free, PID a007
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
39.3% Below average
Read 97
Write 93
Mixed 73.9
111% 88 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.2
62% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$173
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 43.3
MC Write 38.2
MC Mixed 32.5
109% 38 GB/s
SC Read 24.4
SC Write 41
SC Mixed 28.4
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 75.9
53% 75.9 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
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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 15,787 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $739
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