MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics43.1% 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 Drive69.7% 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 (60%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170427
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 10 '17 at 17:26
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 60%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$220
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
75.7% Very good
SC Int 96.2
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 95.9
78% 97.6 Pts
QC Int 370
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 349
82% 363 Pts
MC Int 907
MC Float 937
MC Mixed 934
139% 926 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
43.1% Average
Lighting 144
Reflection 122
Parallax 132
43% 133 fps
MRender 85.4
Gravity 126
Splatting 86.7
43% 99.3 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LE 120GB
75GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 506
Write 325
Mixed 298
83% 376 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 47.2
4K Mixed 8.49
77% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 35.3
64% 129 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 80%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$50
31GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
52.8% Above average
Read 101
Write 83.4
Mixed 82.4
67% 88.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.43
114% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$215
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
77.8% Very good
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 27.1
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 20
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 77.8%
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 6,894 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $855
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