MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 94.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive113% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 10:17
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
SC Int 115
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 118
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 445
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 463
104% 458 Pts
MC Int 939
MC Float 970
MC Mixed 963
143% 957 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$207
CLim: 1611 MHz, MLim: 1999 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
72.4% Very good
Lighting 220
Reflection 200
Parallax 220
68% 213 fps
MRender 175
Gravity 204
Splatting 150
76% 176 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS200T2B0B-00YS70 2TB
960GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 458 456 420 439 459 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 468
Mixed 371
SusWrite 448
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 47.6
168% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 263
208% 288 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 113%
Great: 115%
HPT DISK 0_0 10TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 4.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 370 387 398 401 403 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 44.8
MC Write 40.4
MC Mixed 36
115% 40.4 GB/s
SC Read 27.4
SC Write 41.3
SC Mixed 31.2
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 111%
Great: 112%
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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 706 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $107

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 112% - Outstanding Total price: $726
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