MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 99.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics144% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive305% 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)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 21:31
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th 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 2600X-$175
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.15 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
SC Int 116
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 467
QC Float 512
QC Mixed 489
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 903
MC Float 1,051
MC Mixed 987
146% 980 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 64-$400
Sapphire(1DA2 E37F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1702 MHz, MLim: 1000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.5.1
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
144% Outstanding
Lighting 392
Reflection 248
Parallax 671
152% 437 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 439
Splatting 311
137% 316 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 144%
Great: 137%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
576GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0906I Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1380 913 866 870 888 887 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
305% Outstanding
Read 2,664
Write 2091
Mixed 1,606
SusWrite 967
408% 1,832 MB/s
4K Read 66.3
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 92.4
313% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,014
DQ Write 871
DQ Mixed 523
507% 803 MB/s
Poor: 203%
This bench: 305%
Great: 371%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 42.5
MC Write 39.3
MC Mixed 35.6
112% 39.1 GB/s
SC Read 26.4
SC Write 40
SC Mixed 31
93% 32.5 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 108%
Great: 95%
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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 10,900 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: 140% - Outstanding Total price: $576
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