MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics110% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 14:59
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$175
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Memory 77.1
1-Core 118
2-Core 217
79% 137 Pts
4-Core 395
8-Core 677
68% 536 Pts
64-Core 884
59% 884 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3547 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below potential (72nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
110% Outstanding
Lighting 386
Reflection 324
Parallax 451
101% 387 fps
MRender 374
Gravity 378
Splatting 238
111% 330 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 110%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Burst 120GB
3GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 35
Write 160
Mixed 8.7
15% 67.8 MB/s
4K Read 5
4K Write 51
4K Mixed 24.6
66% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 97.1
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 10.3
33% 70.3 MB/s
Poor: 44% Great: 84%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
757GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 122 105 103 109 117 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
43% Average
Read 45.2
Write 88.7
Mixed 54.8
SusWrite 105
54% 73.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
82% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 43%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3200 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
69.7% Good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 24.9
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 21.1
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 86.1
46% 86.1 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 111%

 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 43,183 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $570
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