MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 87.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics10.1% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive34.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181219
Uptime2 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 18:47
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User SAU-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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 2600-$165
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
SC Int 106
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 113
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 396
QC Float 435
QC Mixed 420
94% 417 Pts
MC Int 884
MC Float 877
MC Mixed 910
134% 890 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 745 (OEM)-$60
HP(103C 6893) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1032 MHz, MLim: 450 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
10.1% Very poor
Lighting 27.6
Reflection 28.2
Parallax 27.4
8% 27.7 fps
MRender 20.6
Gravity 31.2
Splatting 27.8
11% 26.5 fps
Poor: 10%
This bench: 10.1%
Great: 13%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$30
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 159 154 154 296 157 MB/s
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
34.8% Below average
Read 170
Write 109
Mixed 101
SusWrite 198
32% 144 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 20.8
4K Mixed 11.8
50% 16.2 MB/s
DQ Read 17.2
DQ Write 18.2
DQ Mixed 17
13% 17.5 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 95%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$24
465GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 126 128 127 127 127 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Read 127
Write 123
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 126
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 70%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$80
334GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 71 74 74 74 74 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
44.6% Average
Read 82
Write 77.5
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 73.3
57% 76.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3000C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
75.1% Very good
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 25
MC Mixed 26.3
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 22.9
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 100
40% 100 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C02) Builds (Compare 9,159 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 129% - Outstanding Total price: $637
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