MSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 79.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics27.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK ARCTIC (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170727
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 27 '17 at 13:38
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 3 1300X-$110
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
79.4% Very good
SC Int 95.1
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 105
83% 103 Pts
QC Int 403
QC Float 440
QC Mixed 419
95% 420 Pts
MC Int 400
MC Float 440
MC Mixed 419
63% 420 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$100
Device(1DA2 E348) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1216 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
27.4% Poor
Lighting 69.9
Reflection 76.7
Parallax 99.7
25% 82.1 fps
MRender 62.4
Gravity 72.3
Splatting 75.1
29% 69.9 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 27.4%
Great: 35%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
509GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 159
Write 148
Mixed 150
115% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1.27
4K Write 2.71
4K Mixed 0.36
144% 1.45 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 88%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
42.2% Average
MC Read 15.1
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 13.4
41% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 14.4
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 98.1
41% 98.1 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 57%
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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 389 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $769
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