MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive142% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170419
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 07 '17 at 18:53
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 7 1700-$278
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.95 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
SC Int 114
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 118
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 483
QC Mixed 463
106% 467 Pts
MC Int 1,299
MC Float 1,317
MC Mixed 1,320
197% 1,312 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$208
CLim: 1242 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.5.1
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
65.8% Good
Lighting 190
Reflection 169
Parallax 242
64% 200 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 171
Splatting 120
66% 141 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$127
63GB free
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Read 1,384
Write 560
Mixed 800
201% 915 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 36.2
154% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 30.9
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 22
53% 103 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 142%
Great: 162%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$42
424GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
63.6% Good
Read 134
Write 88.2
Mixed 108
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 0.36
92% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 79%
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$60
62GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
61.7% Good
Read 125
Write 89.6
Mixed 114
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.42
102% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 75%
Samsung Flash Drive 128GB
110GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
34.9% Below average
Read 127
Write 50.8
Mixed 76.5
96% 84.8 MB/s
4K Read 4.82
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 1.1
102% 2.44 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$126
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 1067 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
93% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 31.7
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 35.2
SC Mixed 27.1
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 83.7
48% 83.7 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 93%
Great: 94%
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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 2,120 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,096
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