MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 ARCTIC (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180502
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 04 '18 at 23:22
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 1600X-$183
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
SC Int 113
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 118
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 453
QC Float 491
QC Mixed 470
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 974
MC Float 1,014
MC Mixed 1,001
149% 996 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
Lighting 310
Reflection 296
Parallax 307
96% 304 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 283
Splatting 228
102% 238 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2149
Write 1,207
Mixed 580
286% 1,312 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 53.1
220% 85.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1056
DQ Write 908
DQ Mixed 625
566% 863 MB/s
Poor: 149% Great: 238%
Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB
426GB free
Firmware: JKAOA3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 106 105 104 104 105 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
59.6% Above average
Read 104
Write 104
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 104
68% 93.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 41.6
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 33.3
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 37.6
SC Mixed 26.3
83% 29.1 GB/s
Latency 77.4
52% 77.4 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 103%
Great: 102%
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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 ARCTIC (MS-7A34) Builds (Compare 1,010 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 ARCTIC (MS-7A34)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $660
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