MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 77.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics30.9% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive262% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200702
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 10 '21 at 18:32
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
77.1% Very good
Memory 73.1
1-Core 114
2-Core 221
77% 136 Pts
4-Core 435
8-Core 747
74% 591 Pts
64-Core 929
62% 929 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (69th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
30.9% Below average
Lighting 37.7
Reflection 41.7
Parallax 38.7
30% 39.4 fps
MRender 38.2
Gravity 39.1
Splatting 27.8
31% 35 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 30.9%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXZ7500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1413 1413 1428 1426 1436 1432 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
262% Outstanding
Read 1,890
Write 1,358
Mixed 604
SusWrite 1,425
294% 1,319 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 60.7
211% 73.1 MB/s
DQ Read 883
DQ Write 654
DQ Mixed 800
590% 779 MB/s
Poor: 136%
This bench: 262%
Great: 293%
Kingston RBU-SNS8100S3128GD1 128GB
63GB free
Firmware: S8FM06.A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 325 324 328 319 311 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
79% Very good
Read 496
Write 329
Mixed 248
SusWrite 322
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 70.3
4K Mixed 20.4
106% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 62.8
82% 146 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 79%
Great: 79%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB-$4
29GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.8 2.9 3 2.8 4.1 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
2.36% Terrible
Read 9
Write 6.8
Mixed 7.7
SusWrite 3
8% 6.62 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.2
13% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 2.36%
Great: 28%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
MC Read 33.6
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 28.9
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 33
SC Mixed 28.3
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 94.3
42% 94.3 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 89%

 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 12,552 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $708
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