MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics55.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive233% 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
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181106
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateApr 24 '19 at 11:09
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$148
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.05 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
82.7% Excellent
1-Core 119
2-Core 237
84% 178 Pts
4-Core 470
8-Core 736
77% 603 Pts
64-Core 959
64% 959 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$155
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.4.3
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
55.2% Above average
Lighting 201
Reflection 180
Parallax 270
53% 217 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 203
Splatting 131
56% 159 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDS500G3X0C-00SJG0 500GB
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1213 836 841 842 837 840 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
233% Outstanding
Read 1,981
Write 2,054
Mixed 1,688
SusWrite 901
372% 1,656 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 65.6
226% 83.5 MB/s
DQ Read 693
DQ Write 600
DQ Mixed 633
478% 642 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 233%
Great: 279%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
136GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 127 126 125 126 127 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
69% Good
Read 115
Write 82
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 126
74% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$68
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 41.9
MC Write 34.4
MC Mixed 34.8
106% 37 GB/s
SC Read 24.4
SC Write 37.4
SC Mixed 28.6
86% 30.1 GB/s
Latency 68.3
59% 68.3 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 102%
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 25,863 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $517
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