MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics57.4% 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 Drive124% 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.
Very high background CPU (81%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170913
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 25 '21 at 17:21
Run Duration185 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 81%
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 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X-$176
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
77.9% Very good
Memory 74.2
1-Core 112
2-Core 219
77% 135 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 693
72% 566 Pts
64-Core 938
63% 938 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 457.51
Performing below potential (67th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57.4% Above average
Lighting 71.4
Reflection 74.8
Parallax 69
58% 71.7 fps
MRender 68.4
Gravity 71.1
Splatting 68
57% 69.2 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$137
902GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 478 483 482 484 483 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 479
Mixed 440
SusWrite 480
107% 476 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 56.5
186% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 363
273% 365 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 124%
Great: 134%
Seagate ST96812AS 60GB
14GB free
Firmware: 3.14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 27 29 29 29 29 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
16.9% Very poor
Read 30.1
Write 30.6
Mixed 22.4
SusWrite 28.4
21% 27.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 16.9%
Great: 22%
Seagate BUP Portable 5TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 38 38 38 38 38 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
20.2% Poor
Read 31.4
Write 24.1
Mixed 26.6
SusWrite 37.7
22% 30 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.5
155% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 20.2%
Great: 70%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 8GB-$7
2GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.1 5.8 5.4 6 4.9 5.4 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
22% Poor
Read 125
Write 4.3
Mixed 4.3
SusWrite 5.2
26% 34.8 MB/s
4K Read 11.3
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
42% 3.77 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 22%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
88.3% Excellent
MC Read 34.8
MC Write 33
MC Mixed 29.8
93% 32.5 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 23.2
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 92.1
43% 92.1 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 90%

 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 12,013 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $713
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