MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 75.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics131% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive60.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170920
Uptime11.1 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '18 at 22:08
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 (42nd percentile)
75.1% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 102
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 395
QC Float 383
QC Mixed 373
87% 384 Pts
MC Int 586
MC Float 528
MC Mixed 577
85% 563 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
Gigabyte(1458 3711) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2648 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 365
Reflection 403
Parallax 466
124% 411 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 430
Splatting 262
136% 311 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 131%
Great: 144%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$70
151GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
60.8% Good
Read 483
Write 302
Mixed 196
72% 327 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 80
4K Mixed 0.16
78% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 24.5
DQ Write 79.7
DQ Mixed 3.88
17% 36 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 160
Mixed 164
131% 174 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.16
74% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
748GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Read 160
Write 149
Mixed 142
113% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.3
110% 1.16 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$185
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 40.9
MC Write 37.2
MC Mixed 34.9
108% 37.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 27.4
84% 29.5 GB/s
Latency 83
48% 83 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 103%
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 ARCTIC (MS-7A34) Builds (Compare 588 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $749
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