MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 92.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics62.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive277% 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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181219
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 04:05
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
SC Int 114
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 114
92% 114 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 481
QC Mixed 448
104% 459 Pts
MC Int 964
MC Float 992
MC Mixed 987
147% 981 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1266 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.2.1
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
62.4% Good
Lighting 171
Reflection 174
Parallax 240
61% 195 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 178
Splatting 126
64% 148 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$120
432GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2162 603 603 606 606 608 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
277% Outstanding
Read 2,349
Write 2,100
Mixed 1,584
SusWrite 865
385% 1,725 MB/s
4K Read 62.2
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 82.1
275% 95.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,095
DQ Write 902
DQ Mixed 997
747% 998 MB/s
Poor: 206%
This bench: 277%
Great: 321%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 182 186 184 186 186 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 188
Mixed 83.6
SusWrite 185
118% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 108%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$115
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 41.8
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 33.3
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 37.5
SC Mixed 27.6
85% 29.8 GB/s
Latency 77.1
52% 77.1 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 103%
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 5,226 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 - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 129% - Outstanding Total price: $615
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