MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
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 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 74.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics68.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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.
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)
Memory5.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170727
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateSep 24 '17 at 17:31
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU7%

 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 5 1500X-$160
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
74.6% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 106
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 358
QC Float 375
QC Mixed 360
83% 365 Pts
MC Int 586
MC Float 594
MC Mixed 589
88% 590 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$193
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
68.1% Good
Lighting 210
Reflection 177
Parallax 192
63% 193 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 200
Splatting 159
72% 168 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
779GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 152
Mixed 152
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 0.19
73% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$167
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
40.4% Average
MC Read 14.6
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 13.3
39% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 12.5
SC Mixed 13.1
37% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 98.5
41% 98.5 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 79%
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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 5,181 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $955
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