MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics36.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive93.4% 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.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
7 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181219
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateApr 21 '19 at 02:06
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$95
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
78.2% Very good
1-Core 112
2-Core 222
79% 167 Pts
4-Core 445
8-Core 736
75% 590 Pts
64-Core 952
64% 952 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 590-$214
PowerColor(148C 2391) ≥ 4GB; power cooler red devil
CLim: 1600 MHz, MLim: 2040 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.4.1
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
36.6% Below average
Lighting 0.3
Reflection 209
Parallax 342
16% 184 fps
MRender 164
Gravity 263
Splatting 150
64% 192 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 240GB-$120
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 415 368 408 382 415 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 391
Write 419
Mixed 312
SusWrite 394
86% 379 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 85.1
4K Mixed 35
128% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 255
211% 300 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$84
274GB free
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 130 132 134 131 134 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Read 113
Write 105
Mixed 59
SusWrite 132
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.9
148% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 40.6
MC Write 37.1
MC Mixed 32.8
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 36.5
SC Mixed 25.9
81% 28.4 GB/s
Latency 78.3
51% 78.3 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
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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 25,426 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $549
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