MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 82.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics132% 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 Drive285% 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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190125
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 02 '19 at 03:51
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$145
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
1-Core 125
2-Core 244
87% 184 Pts
4-Core 447
8-Core 732
75% 590 Pts
64-Core 1,014
68% 1,014 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 552
Reflection 441
Parallax 578
145% 524 fps
MRender 396
Gravity 466
Splatting 256
132% 373 fps
Poor: 107%
This bench: 132%
Great: 133%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDS100T3X0C-00SJG0 1TB
890GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1422 1491 1524 1519 1522 1519 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
285% Outstanding
Read 1,932
Write 2,042
Mixed 1,721
SusWrite 1,499
405% 1,799 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 69.7
236% 89 MB/s
DQ Read 1,092
DQ Write 850
DQ Mixed 1,012
746% 984 MB/s
Poor: 185%
This bench: 285%
Great: 323%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$65
428GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 85 88 88 88 88 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
52.6% Above average
Read 95.8
Write 92.5
Mixed 97.6
SusWrite 87
70% 93.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
187% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 44.6
MC Write 40.9
MC Mixed 35.6
115% 40.4 GB/s
SC Read 26.4
SC Write 38
SC Mixed 29.8
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical B450 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C02) Builds (Compare 27,632 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $523
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