MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics151% 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 Drive86% 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.
High background CPU (29%). 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)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateApr 15 '19 at 10:07
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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 7 2700X-$277
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
SC Int 114
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 118
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 453
QC Float 484
QC Mixed 469
106% 469 Pts
MC Int 1,224
MC Float 1,239
MC Mixed 1,271
187% 1,245 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$700
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
151% Outstanding
Lighting 516
Reflection 408
Parallax 495
157% 473 fps
MRender 354
Gravity 410
Splatting 241
146% 335 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 151%
Great: 168%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB
504GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 289 342 350 351 335 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 381
Write 338
Mixed 303
SusWrite 329
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 73.7
4K Mixed 36.3
125% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 256
195% 263 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 86%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C15 2x8GB-$105
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
63.7% Good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 24.8
67% 23.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 17.3
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 103%
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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 10,865 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 140% - Outstanding Total price: $576
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