MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics38.4% 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)
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 (52%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
17 days ago, 17 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170427
Uptime1 Days
Run DateOct 05 '18 at 06:21
Run Duration778 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 52%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 1300X-$110
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
63.7% Good
SC Int 87.2
SC Float 96.5
SC Mixed 91.6
73% 91.8 Pts
QC Int 301
QC Float 316
QC Mixed 319
71% 312 Pts
MC Int 360
MC Float 404
MC Mixed 376
57% 380 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
PowerColor(148C 2336) 2GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.9.2
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
38.4% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 91.7
Parallax 165
42% 125 fps
MRender 65
Gravity 98.2
Splatting 92.4
36% 85.2 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 38.4%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HTS545032B9A300 320GB-$121
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PB3OCA1G
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 45.5
Write 31
Mixed 23.5
25% 33.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.3
56% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 7% Great: 42%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$47
443GB free
Firmware: AX001U
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 90.7
Write 90
Mixed 23.7
50% 68.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.4
67% 0.37 MB/s
Poor: 25% Great: 63%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 250GB-$24
232GB free
Firmware: CC38
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 92.7
Write 90.2
Mixed 54.5
59% 79.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 13% Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
61.5% Good
MC Read 24.4
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 24.7
67% 23.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 14.1
SC Mixed 15.5
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 165
24% 165 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 104%
Take a copy of your results

 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 15,860 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) - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $736
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $157SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback