MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics93.5% 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 Drive120% 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181219
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 12:54
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User SVN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 2.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
58.5% Above average
SC Int 73.5
SC Float 77.7
SC Mixed 95.6
66% 82.3 Pts
QC Int 276
QC Float 282
QC Mixed 275
63% 278 Pts
MC Int 402
MC Float 291
MC Mixed 323
51% 339 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$270
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Lighting 296
Reflection 237
Parallax 291
91% 275 fps
MRender 222
Gravity 263
Splatting 176
95% 220 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 99%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$40
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 352 459 463 462 461 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 461
Mixed 451
SusWrite 440
105% 465 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 98.4
4K Mixed 55
179% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 278
234% 340 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 120%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
60.8% Good
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 23.5
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 24.5
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 72.7
55% 72.7 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 60.8%
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 10,807 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
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: $576
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