MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 80.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics127% 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 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.
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 (18%). 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)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181219
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '19 at 23:42
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$170
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
SC Int 107
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 109
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 359
QC Float 372
QC Mixed 371
83% 367 Pts
MC Int 868
MC Float 897
MC Mixed 898
133% 888 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$530
Asus(1043 866D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 371
Reflection 302
Parallax 381
116% 351 fps
MRender 352
Gravity 357
Splatting 228
135% 312 fps
Poor: 105%
This bench: 127%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$78
249GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 356 320 320 321 319 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 473
Write 463
Mixed 436
SusWrite 345
97% 429 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 96.2
4K Mixed 51.1
175% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 368
278% 371 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 111%
Great: 132%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$38
756GB free
Firmware: CC4C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 189 196 188 190 191 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 142
Mixed 85
SusWrite 190
113% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 112%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3466 MHz clocked @ 1733 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 43.4
MC Write 35.4
MC Mixed 35.3
109% 38 GB/s
SC Read 24
SC Write 36
SC Mixed 27.4
83% 29.1 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
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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 6,957 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 129% - Outstanding Total price: $643
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