MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 80.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics61% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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 (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$118
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
1-Core 116
2-Core 230
81% 173 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 768
77% 611 Pts
64-Core 972
65% 972 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 590-$214
CLim: 1580 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.4.1
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
61% Good
Lighting 229
Reflection 213
Parallax 312
63% 251 fps
MRender 160
Gravity 232
Splatting 147
59% 180 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 61%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 120GB-$19
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: 37%
This bench: 86%
Great: 82%
Crucial BX500 240GB-$32
79GB free
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 76 76 76 57 61 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th 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: 32%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 102%
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 (26th 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: 24%
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 (98th 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: 103%
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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 25,489 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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