MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics83.8% 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 Drive95% 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.
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
3 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190125
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 18 '19 at 14:37
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$146
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
76% Very good
1-Core 110
2-Core 225
78% 168 Pts
4-Core 428
8-Core 731
73% 579 Pts
64-Core 973
65% 973 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 76%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Lighting 336
Reflection 304
Parallax 317
86% 319 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 309
Splatting 238
81% 251 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Gigabyte GP-GSTFS31480GNTD 480GB
328GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 418 148 105 105 105 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
95% Outstanding
Read 488
Write 390
Mixed 366
SusWrite 217
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 40.6
156% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 357
DQ Mixed 234
203% 298 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 95%
Great: 103%
SanDisk Ultra Flair USB 3.0 16GB-$6
14GB free, PID 5591
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 19 9.7 9 9.2 9 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
17.2% Very poor
Read 34.3
Write 16.5
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 12.9
26% 21.5 MB/s
4K Read 4.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 3.7
236% 3.77 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 17.2%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C15 2x8GB-$90
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 41.6
MC Write 37.6
MC Mixed 34.1
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 25.3
SC Write 36.9
SC Mixed 29.5
87% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 78
51% 78 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 103%
Great: 104%
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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 19,565 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 - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $571
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