MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive62.2% 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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180125
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateMay 13 '19 at 07:28
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$95
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
76.9% Very good
1-Core 112
2-Core 212
77% 162 Pts
4-Core 435
8-Core 742
74% 588 Pts
64-Core 958
64% 958 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2202 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.43
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 300
Reflection 307
Parallax 320
78% 309 fps
Gravity 301
Splatting 240
95% 270 fps
Poor: 69% Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 535 Series 480GB-$150
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 224 215 202 209 187 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
62.2% Good
Read 430
Write 268
Mixed 323
SusWrite 215
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 21.6
4K Mixed 24
81% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 75.9
DQ Mixed 83.7
79% 128 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 68%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$95
674GB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 24 24 24 24 23 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
32.3% Below average
Read 88.9
Write 27.4
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 23.5
33% 44.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.7
118% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 108%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$125
2TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 37 38 38 39 39 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
57.7% Above average
Read 163
Write 32.8
Mixed 45
SusWrite 38.1
51% 69.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.6
134% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 110%
Generic STORAGE DEVICE 128GB
112GB free, PID 4000
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 75 75 76 76 76 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
41.9% Average
Read 76.1
Write 72.1
Mixed 67.8
SusWrite 75.6
99% 72.9 MB/s
4K Read 7.5
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 5.5
354% 5.7 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 48%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 36.1
MC Mixed 32.8
102% 35.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 35.3
SC Mixed 27.6
82% 28.7 GB/s
Latency 81.2
49% 81.2 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $569
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