MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 88.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics83.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive263% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). 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)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180803
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 12:59
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 122
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 403
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 968
MC Float 995
MC Mixed 993
148% 985 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 590-$260
CLim: 1580 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.12.2
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Lighting 246
Reflection 207
Parallax 331
86% 261 fps
MRender 162
Gravity 248
Splatting 148
81% 186 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$110
243GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0906I Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 866 451 448 532 520 515 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
263% Outstanding
Read 2,381
Write 1,878
Mixed 1479
SusWrite 555
350% 1,573 MB/s
4K Read 55.4
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 88.6
284% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1127
DQ Write 895
DQ Mixed 577
550% 866 MB/s
Poor: 177%
This bench: 263%
Great: 339%
Seagate Expansion Desk 6TB
4TB free
Firmware: 0915
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 153 151 155 156 161 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
79.2% Very good
Read 123
Write 147
Mixed 107
SusWrite 151
98% 132 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.7
336% 3 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$115
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 42.3
MC Write 40
MC Mixed 33.4
110% 38.6 GB/s
SC Read 26.9
SC Write 36.6
SC Mixed 29.7
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 106%
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 5,170 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 128% - Outstanding Total price: $630
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