MSI B350 PC MATE (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Gaming 78%
Desktop 123%
Workstation 104%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 96.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive242% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 PC MATE (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170622
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 09 '17 at 00:52
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th 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-$187
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
SC Int 116
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 458
QC Float 482
QC Mixed 471
107% 470 Pts
MC Int 965
MC Float 1,004
MC Mixed 1,007
149% 992 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
MSI(1462 3161) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1555 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Lighting 222
Reflection 190
Parallax 214
68% 209 fps
MRender 173
Gravity 203
Splatting 134
74% 170 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$115
132GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
242% Outstanding
Read 2,718
Write 1,166
Mixed 1,394
386% 1,759 MB/s
4K Read 56.6
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 29
191% 71.3 MB/s
DQ Read 55.5
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 128
106% 145 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 242%
Great: 269%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$148
1.5TB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 161
Write 134
Mixed 136
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.48
138% 1.28 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 85%
Corsair Survivor 3.0 32GB
30GB free, PID 1a0a, Voyager Stealth
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
38.2% Below average
Read 195
Write 31.3
Mixed 45.9
84% 90.7 MB/s
4K Read 8.29
4K Write 0.39
4K Mixed 0.04
45% 2.91 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 38.2%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$177
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
MC Read 38.3
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 32.7
99% 34.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 37.6
SC Mixed 27.6
84% 29.4 GB/s
Latency 79.9
50% 79.9 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Desktop 73%
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: MSI B350 PC MATE (MS-7A34) - $79

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $805
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