MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 76.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics113% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory2.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180316
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 00:38
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
76.3% Very good
SC Int 89.9
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 89.9
75% 93.8 Pts
QC Int 374
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 380
86% 382 Pts
MC Int 753
MC Float 763
MC Mixed 795
115% 770 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 64-$560
CLim: 1630 MHz, MLim: 945 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.5.2
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Lighting 239
Reflection 225
Parallax 537
107% 334 fps
MRender 182
Gravity 346
Splatting 289
116% 272 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 113%
Great: 135%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HUA723020ALA641 2TB-$78
751GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MK7OA840 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
65.2% Good
Read 109
Write 118
Mixed 95.4
81% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.33
100% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$60
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
35.6% Below average
MC Read 13.1
MC Write 10.9
MC Mixed 11.9
34% 12 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 12
SC Mixed 12.7
36% 12.5 GB/s
Latency 110
36% 110 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 35.6%
Great: 48%
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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 17,987 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
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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