MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 67.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics54.1% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive222% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171205
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateJul 19 '19 at 17:56
Run Duration224 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X-$165
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
67.8% Good
1-Core 101
2-Core 193
70% 147 Pts
4-Core 376
8-Core 646
64% 511 Pts
64-Core 1,004
67% 1,004 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$170
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.5.2
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
54.1% Above average
Lighting 196
Reflection 170
Parallax 267
51% 211 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 200
Splatting 123
54% 154 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$70
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 722 411 403 411 416 418 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
222% Outstanding
Read 2,176
Write 2029
Mixed 1,425
SusWrite 464
340% 1,523 MB/s
4K Read 51.8
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 70
230% 79.5 MB/s
DQ Read 889
DQ Write 666
DQ Mixed 834
608% 796 MB/s
Poor: 184%
This bench: 222%
Great: 289%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$70
31GB free
Firmware: 541ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 80 84 88 88 88 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
45.2% Average
Read 138
Write 113
Mixed 108
SusWrite 85
25% 111 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 71.1
4K Mixed 21.8
98% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 98.3
79% 111 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 75%
Sandisk S3 1T02 1TB
599GB free
Firmware: 40101000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 468 466 473 477 476 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 457
Write 446
Mixed 376
SusWrite 470
99% 437 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 46.2
156% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 258
220% 322 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 111%
Great: 121%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
857GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 176 177 173 179 179 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 204
Write 174
Mixed 102
SusWrite 177
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
222% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 110%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSE.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
61.9% Good
MC Read 24.2
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 22.8
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 20.7
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 103%
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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 28,244 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $617
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