MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 84.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics67.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive280% 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.
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181106
Uptime1 Days
Run DateApr 16 '19 at 08:43
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$158
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.05 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
1-Core 118
2-Core 235
83% 177 Pts
4-Core 477
8-Core 809
81% 643 Pts
64-Core 1,027
69% 1,027 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 590-$210
CLim: 1600 MHz, MLim: 2250 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.4.1
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
67.9% Good
Lighting 261
Reflection 212
Parallax 338
71% 270 fps
MRender 162
Gravity 264
Splatting 151
64% 192 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 66%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$85
226GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 878 653 653 655 651 649 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
280% Outstanding
Read 2,560
Write 2,265
Mixed 1469
SusWrite 690
389% 1746 MB/s
4K Read 60.8
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 78.5
285% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,134
DQ Write 1024
DQ Mixed 1,055
798% 1,071 MB/s
Poor: 193%
This bench: 280%
Great: 328%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 45
MC Write 41.1
MC Mixed 34.8
115% 40.3 GB/s
SC Read 25.9
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 29.8
93% 32.5 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 110%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $540
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