MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 94%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics111% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive121% 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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180921
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 04:19
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 4.05 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
94% Outstanding
SC Int 114
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 120
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 474
QC Mixed 448
102% 452 Pts
MC Int 975
MC Float 1,020
MC Mixed 1,018
150% 1,004 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 94%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-6GB-$350
Nvidia(10DE 12FB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 346
Reflection 292
Parallax 372
110% 336 fps
MRender 290
Gravity 300
Splatting 186
112% 259 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 111%
Great: 116%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$68
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 462 462 474 475 293 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 476
Mixed 446
SusWrite 437
105% 468 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 55.4
184% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 358
DQ Mixed 297
243% 347 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 121%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$120
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 40.8
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 33.1
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 25.9
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 27.6
83% 29.1 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 102%
Great: 102%
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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 5,265 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 129% - Outstanding Total price: $625
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