MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 81.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics63.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive245% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). 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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170913
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 10:38
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 (56th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
SC Int 97
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 100
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 384
QC Float 415
QC Mixed 401
90% 400 Pts
MC Int 808
MC Float 846
MC Mixed 825
124% 826 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$180
Asus(1043 85ED) 3GB; PH-GTX1060-3G
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
63.3% Good
Lighting 184
Reflection 151
Parallax 163
54% 166 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 192
Splatting 149
70% 163 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$136
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
245% Outstanding
Read 2,572
Write 1,362
Mixed 1,433
394% 1,789 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 33.2
167% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 89.6
101% 174 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 245%
Great: 257%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$85
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
65.8% Good
Read 138
Write 88.4
Mixed 71.9
74% 99.6 MB/s
4K Read 4.56
4K Write 5.65
4K Mixed 0.48
348% 3.56 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL16-16-16 D4-2400 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
76.5% Very good
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 26.5
80% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 21.8
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 99.5
40% 99.5 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 76.5%
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 17,798 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) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $653
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