MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics65.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive97.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181106
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 30 '19 at 23:17
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$130
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
1-Core 118
2-Core 236
83% 177 Pts
4-Core 473
8-Core 807
81% 640 Pts
64-Core 1,018
68% 1,018 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1268 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
65.2% Good
Lighting 200
Reflection 155
Parallax 254
68% 203 fps
MRender 123
Gravity 160
Splatting 172
63% 152 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 69%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$30
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900812
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 298 303 302 302 302 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Read 434
Write 286
Mixed 285
SusWrite 301
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 93.2
4K Mixed 40.4
158% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 217
185% 268 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 98%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB-$100
490GB free
Firmware: 1AA01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 79 82 79 77 76 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
44.3% Average
Read 74.9
Write 88.7
Mixed 57.9
SusWrite 79.1
55% 75.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 35.5
MC Mixed 33.8
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 27
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 30.9
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 76.5
52% 76.5 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 100%
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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 19,229 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $567
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