MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics68.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive118% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 19 '19 at 19:28
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 5 2600X-$175
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
SC Int 112
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 118
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 455
QC Mixed 449
101% 445 Pts
MC Int 920
MC Float 950
MC Mixed 943
141% 938 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
68.9% Good
Lighting 221
Reflection 187
Parallax 206
66% 204 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 196
Splatting 139
71% 164 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Tcsunbow X3 240GB
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 284 286 290 291 291 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 465
Mixed 436
SusWrite 311
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 60.3
200% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 136
167% 294 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 118%
Great: 119%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 44.2
MC Write 40.4
MC Mixed 35.1
114% 39.9 GB/s
SC Read 27.4
SC Write 38.4
SC Mixed 29.2
90% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
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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 12,973 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 139% - Outstanding Total price: $588
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