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 (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 73.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive89.1% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory3.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime10.3 Days
Run DateOct 29 '18 at 16:10
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$115
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
73.9% Very good
1-Core 109
2-Core 218
77% 164 Pts
4-Core 411
8-Core 651
68% 531 Pts
64-Core 924
62% 924 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 83%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Plextor M6S 256GB-$166
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 347 403 362 397 364 399 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Read 439
Write 385
Mixed 265
SusWrite 378
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 67.5
4K Mixed 27.3
109% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 214
195% 299 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 105%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
207GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 179 180 177 180 180 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 108
Write 136
Mixed 29.5
SusWrite 179
82% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2.1
384% 2.87 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 83%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 44.1
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 34.5
114% 39.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 26.3
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 87
46% 87 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 106%
Great: 111%
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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 27,294 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $513
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