MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 85.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive111% 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.
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-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180921
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '19 at 02:39
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 120
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 373
QC Float 398
QC Mixed 378
87% 383 Pts
MC Int 958
MC Float 997
MC Mixed 991
147% 982 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$190
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 25.20.15002.58
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
69.2% Good
Lighting 197
Reflection 184
Parallax 262
68% 214 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 201
Splatting 134
70% 161 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 77%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$68
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 438 417 449 386 400 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 452
Mixed 436
SusWrite 419
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 46.3
158% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 297
244% 349 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 111%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2666 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 27.8
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 24.3
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 87.8
46% 87.8 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 103%
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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 3,846 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 124% - Outstanding Total price: $668
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