MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics39.2% 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)
Boot Drive48.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory8.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170622
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJun 10 '18 at 00:50
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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 1600-$155
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
69.5% Good
SC Int 84.7
SC Float 96.6
SC Mixed 90.2
72% 90.5 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 336
QC Mixed 324
73% 321 Pts
MC Int 745
MC Float 814
MC Mixed 791
117% 783 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$180
CLim: 1268 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.12.1
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
39.2% Below average
Lighting 61.3
Reflection 67.1
Parallax 201
35% 110 fps
MRender 44.9
Gravity 140
Splatting 111
42% 98.7 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 66%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$64
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
48.4% Average
Read 427
Write 112
Mixed 159
50% 233 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 56
4K Mixed 14.8
69% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 57.8
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 30.8
38% 65.8 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 70%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$93
779GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Read 119
Write 178
Mixed 128
106% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 5.28
4K Mixed 0.62
187% 2.13 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GBF1X08JEEE36-12-K 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
74.8% Very good
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 28.3
81% 28.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 18.1
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 96.3
42% 96.3 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 90%
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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 15,718 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $702
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