MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 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 69.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics96.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (35%). 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)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170622
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 22 '17 at 17:36
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th 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-$206
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
69.4% Good
SC Int 88
SC Float 95.2
SC Mixed 88.2
72% 90.5 Pts
QC Int 328
QC Float 331
QC Mixed 322
74% 327 Pts
MC Int 821
MC Float 841
MC Mixed 834
125% 832 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
Lighting 301
Reflection 284
Parallax 298
93% 294 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 278
Splatting 222
99% 232 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 111%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HUA723020ALA641 2TB-$275
1.5TB free
Firmware: MK7OA840 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
74.4% Very good
Read 133
Write 127
Mixed 108
92% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.37
95% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$70
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
34.1% Below average
MC Read 13.1
MC Write 11.3
MC Mixed 11.3
34% 11.9 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 9.7
26% 9.13 GB/s
Latency 104
39% 104 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 47%
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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 3,403 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,050
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HDDRAMUSB
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