MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics72.5% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170510
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 27 '17 at 03:23
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$170
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
77.5% Very good
SC Int 100
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 108
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 353
QC Mixed 351
78% 342 Pts
MC Int 845
MC Float 848
MC Mixed 860
128% 851 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$285
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 368.81
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
72.5% Very good
Lighting 226
Reflection 202
Parallax 212
68% 213 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 210
Splatting 166
76% 176 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 79%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
894GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 192
Mixed 151
133% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 5.36
4K Mixed 0.98
242% 2.38 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 110%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSC.16FBD2 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
43.3% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 13.2
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 16.1
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 93.8
43% 93.8 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 43.3%
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 ARCTIC (MS-7A34) Builds (Compare 587 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
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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