MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive59.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (45%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 years ago, 2 years ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory17 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180316
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJun 03 '18 at 05:19
Run Duration231 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 45%

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
63.9% Good
Memory 65.3
1-Core 103
2-Core 188
68% 119 Pts
4-Core 336
8-Core 580
58% 458 Pts
64-Core 732
49% 732 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 82%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX200 480GB-$160
446GB free
Firmware: MU01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
58.1% Above average
Read 462
Write 249
Mixed 265
72% 326 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 18
4K Mixed 17.7
67% 19.5 MB/s
DQ Read 123
DQ Write 56.6
DQ Mixed 22.9
35% 67.5 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 96%
Crucial BX200 480GB-$160
272GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
59.1% Above average
Read 480
Write 252
Mixed 268
73% 334 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 24.7
4K Mixed 16.2
69% 21.3 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 50
DQ Mixed 29.7
36% 66.4 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 96%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
579GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
78.8% Very good
Read 136
Write 139
Mixed 135
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.16
72% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 114%
Generic STORAGE DEVICE 16GB
15GB free, PID 0715
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
6.81% Terrible
Read 19.7
Write 8.6
Mixed 13.2
16% 13.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.96
4K Write 0.37
4K Mixed 0.35
39% 1.56 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.81%
Great: 17%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Value DDR4 2133 C15 3x8GB
3 of 4 slots used
24GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
44.4% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 16.5
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 11.7
SC Mixed 14.1
37% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 113
35% 113 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $661
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