MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 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 81.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics48.8% 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 Drive61.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181219
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 16:28
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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 (71st percentile)
81.8% Excellent
1-Core 118
2-Core 236
83% 177 Pts
4-Core 462
8-Core 756
77% 609 Pts
64-Core 960
64% 960 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$170
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
48.8% Average
Lighting 186
Reflection 162
Parallax 186
48% 178 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 180
Splatting 145
50% 157 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 24 82 72 15 31 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
61.2% Good
Read 350
Write 194
Mixed 210
SusWrite 63.7
45% 205 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 76.2
4K Mixed 27.4
111% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 118
115% 181 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 91%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
720GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 38 34 37 39 37 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
18.7% Very poor
Read 36.5
Write 38
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 36.9
45% 33.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
80% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 18.7%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
37.6% Below average
MC Read 13.6
MC Write 11
MC Mixed 12.1
35% 12.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 13.5
SC Mixed 13.7
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 88.1
45% 88.1 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 105%
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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 25,506 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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