MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics18.5% 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 Drive84.4% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180316
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 09:59
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$155
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
SC Int 102
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 375
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 412
91% 402 Pts
MC Int 831
MC Float 864
MC Mixed 830
126% 842 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6870
Sapphire(174B 174B) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
18.5% Very poor
Lighting 68
Reflection 38.3
Parallax 63.3
20% 56.5 fps
MRender 27.2
Gravity 47.4
Splatting 46
17% 40.2 fps
Poor: 16%
This bench: 18.5%
Great: 19%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
359GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
Read 514
Write 407
Mixed 414
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 59.8
4K Mixed 28.6
122% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 35.4
DQ Write 58.9
DQ Mixed 19.3
22% 37.9 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
433GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Read 142
Write 138
Mixed 119
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.29
83% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$145
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3400 MHz clocked @ 1700 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 46
MC Write 40.9
MC Mixed 37.1
118% 41.3 GB/s
SC Read 24.7
SC Write 41.8
SC Mixed 28.4
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 112%
Great: 109%
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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 15,752 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: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $724
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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