MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170419
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 19 '17 at 18:34
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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-$280
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 114
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 118
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 460
QC Float 473
QC Mixed 470
106% 468 Pts
MC Int 1,296
MC Float 1,301
MC Mixed 1,330
196% 1,309 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 101%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$248
MaxC: 1961 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
69.2% Good
Lighting 225
Reflection 195
Parallax 210
66% 210 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 207
Splatting 156
77% 170 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
44GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 70% Great: 117%
WD WD6400AAVS-00G9B1 640GB
499GB free
Firmware: 05.04C05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
45.9% Average
Read 83.8
Write 76
Mixed 81.2
61% 80.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.43
108% 1 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 48%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
86GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
74.3% Very good
Read 147
Write 111
Mixed 91.7
87% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.12
71% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$127
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 1067 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
46.3% Average
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 14
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 16.7
48% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 84.3
47% 84.3 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 46.3%
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 2,006 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $97

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,085
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