MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 76%
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive126% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory20.5 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180920
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:23
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 2600X-$190
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 121
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 126
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 483
QC Float 512
QC Mixed 499
113% 498 Pts
MC Int 996
MC Float 1,054
MC Mixed 1,038
154% 1,029 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 102%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
Device(1DA2 E366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1400 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.9.3
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
73.6% Very good
Lighting 218
Reflection 186
Parallax 310
78% 238 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 196
Splatting 140
71% 164 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
379GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 474 477 479 479 480 480 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 479
Mixed 419
SusWrite 478
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 60.4
201% 71.6 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 301
226% 302 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 126%
Great: 134%
AMD T00 StoreMI 4.5TB
4TB free
Firmware: 1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 209 218 217 220 186 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 3x8GB
3 of 4 slots used
24GB DIMM DDR4 2800 MHz clocked @ 1400 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
74.6% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 23.2
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 28.9
SC Mixed 27.6
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 89%
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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 726 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 70%
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 74%

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $107

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $733
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