MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 93.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics79% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory29.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 29 '19 at 01:31
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 2600-$139
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
SC Int 111
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 116
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 444
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 454
104% 460 Pts
MC Int 946
MC Float 974
MC Mixed 972
144% 964 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 590-$216
CLim: 1580 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.4.1
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
79% Very good
Lighting 229
Reflection 213
Parallax 312
80% 251 fps
MRender 160
Gravity 232
Splatting 147
78% 180 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 79%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 120GB-$20
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900210
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 226 233 238 238 242 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 458
Write 337
Mixed 355
SusWrite 244
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 30.6
136% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 160
152% 232 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 86%
Great: 82%
Crucial BX500 240GB-$29
79GB free
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 76 76 76 57 61 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
59.4% Above average
Read 509
Write 461
Mixed 12.6
SusWrite 119
61% 276 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 7.4
4K Mixed 28.2
103% 25.8 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 104%
WD easystore 25FB 8TB
3.5TB free, PID 25fb
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 148 148 141 141 140 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
56.5% Above average
Read 129
Write 136
Mixed 75.7
SusWrite 144
164% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.3
116% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3000C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 3066 MHz clocked @ 1533 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 41
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 36.2
110% 38.6 GB/s
SC Read 26.5
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 30.9
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 71
56% 71 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 107%
Great: 106%
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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 12,367 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 - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 139% - Outstanding Total price: $582
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