MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics165% 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 Drive289% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (47%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory27 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181219
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 04 '19 at 02:55
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 47%

 PC Performing below expectations (20th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X-$195
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
63.5% Good
1-Core 110
2-Core 193
73% 151 Pts
4-Core 351
8-Core 652
62% 502 Pts
64-Core 1,187
80% 1,187 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,100
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
165% Outstanding
Lighting 601
Reflection 582
Parallax 777
163% 653 fps
MRender 537
Gravity 658
Splatting 327
167% 508 fps
Poor: 108%
This bench: 165%
Great: 183%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$200
797GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1911 1794 1494 1495 1527 1484 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
289% Outstanding
Read 2,200
Write 2,151
Mixed 1,589
SusWrite 1,617
425% 1,889 MB/s
4K Read 56
4K Write 86.9
4K Mixed 63.8
213% 68.9 MB/s
DQ Read 957
DQ Write 674
DQ Mixed 849
625% 827 MB/s
Poor: 241%
This bench: 289%
Great: 380%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3000C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
67.7% Good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 24.2
69% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 20.7
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 95.2
42% 95.2 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 104%
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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 23,760 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $529
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