MSI B450 Tomahawk

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 (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 69.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive109% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateOct 11 '18 at 21:27
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User PRI-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$155
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
69.8% Good
SC Int 88.6
SC Float 95.2
SC Mixed 94
74% 92.6 Pts
QC Int 312
QC Float 324
QC Mixed 316
72% 317 Pts
MC Int 790
MC Float 832
MC Mixed 824
122% 815 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 94%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$50
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 431 333 277 277 275 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 463
Write 453
Mixed 384
SusWrite 338
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 93
4K Mixed 49.3
173% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 364
275% 367 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 109%
Great: 127%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
886GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 161 155 177 189 160 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 166
Mixed 73
SusWrite 166
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 115%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 32GB-$11
28GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 47 47 47 47 45 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
37.9% Below average
Read 138
Write 46.5
Mixed 74.2
SusWrite 46.6
90% 76.3 MB/s
4K Read 5.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 2.8
187% 3.5 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 37.9%
Great: 38%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$148
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
77.8% Very good
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 26.6
82% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 21
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 100
40% 100 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C02) Builds (Compare 730 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $107

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $744
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HDDRAMUSB
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