MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (10th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 90 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 57.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics46.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive79.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180502
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 02:36
Run Duration94 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing way below expectations (10th 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 2400G-$159
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
57.3% Above average
SC Int 73.4
SC Float 78.5
SC Mixed 76.9
61% 76.3 Pts
QC Int 268
QC Float 279
QC Mixed 270
62% 273 Pts
MC Int 575
MC Float 590
MC Mixed 578
87% 581 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$300
Gigabyte(1458 3684) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
46.3% Average
Lighting 145
Reflection 129
Parallax 140
44% 138 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 115
Splatting 110
48% 114 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
311GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Read 518
Write 410
Mixed 428
101% 452 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 54.5
4K Mixed 20.7
105% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 35.3
DQ Write 74.4
DQ Mixed 20.4
25% 43.3 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 129%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL16-18-18 D4-2666 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
71.4% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 24.9
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 16.3
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 111
36% 111 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 71.4%
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 16,586 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) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $678
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