MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics38.2% 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 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)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170622
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 14:10
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 3 1200-$79
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
67.2% Good
SC Int 88.6
SC Float 99.5
SC Mixed 94.3
75% 94.1 Pts
QC Int 316
QC Float 322
QC Mixed 348
74% 328 Pts
MC Int 290
MC Float 348
MC Mixed 335
48% 324 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Gigabyte(1458 378E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
38.2% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 80.1
Parallax 120
37% 106 fps
MRender 79.2
Gravity 113
Splatting 81.1
39% 91 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 38.2%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
541GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 135 132 149 147 135 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 167
Write 157
Mixed 82
SusWrite 137
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
217% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 106%
SanDisk Cruzer 4GB
3GB free, PID 5530
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.1 7.4 7.4 7.4 6.7 7.4 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
4.55% Terrible
Read 13.9
Write 5.5
Mixed 4.3
SusWrite 7.1
9% 7.7 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
16% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 4.55%
Great: 12%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSC.8FBD 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
82% Excellent
MC Read 32.7
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 30.1
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 21.4
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 98.8
40% 98.8 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 82%
Great: 98%
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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 16,780 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: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $664
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