MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 83.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics50.2% 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 Drive263% 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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181106
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 22:15
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 (83rd percentile)
83.4% Excellent
1-Core 120
2-Core 238
84% 179 Pts
4-Core 475
8-Core 744
78% 609 Pts
64-Core 970
65% 970 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$170
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
50.2% Above average
Lighting 194
Reflection 166
Parallax 179
49% 179 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 192
Splatting 148
51% 159 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$96
655GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1381 1391 1471 1492 1489 1490 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
263% Outstanding
Read 1,520
Write 1,515
Mixed 1,096
SusWrite 1,452
314% 1,396 MB/s
4K Read 57
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 73.9
255% 90 MB/s
DQ Read 682
DQ Write 860
DQ Mixed 267
342% 603 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 263%
Great: 279%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
691GB free
Firmware: CC4G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 141 143 142 142 143 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 153
Mixed 78.7
SusWrite 142
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 29.5
MC Mixed 28.6
86% 30.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 26.5
76% 26.8 GB/s
Latency 80.2
50% 80.2 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 98%
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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 25,474 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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