MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics51.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive120% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 01 '19 at 19:42
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User SGP-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd 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 way above expectations (95th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
1-Core 120
2-Core 238
84% 179 Pts
4-Core 479
8-Core 782
80% 630 Pts
64-Core 1,008
68% 1,008 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 19.5.2
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
51.9% Above average
Lighting 160
Reflection 92.3
Parallax 215
56% 156 fps
MRender 70.5
Gravity 164
Splatting 102
49% 112 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 319 279 287 289 284 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 490
Mixed 460
SusWrite 316
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 61.4
204% 70.8 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 370
278% 372 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 120%
Great: 128%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 205 204 210 209 213 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 149
Mixed 80.7
SusWrite 208
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
170% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$105
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 44.2
MC Write 40.1
MC Mixed 34.9
114% 39.7 GB/s
SC Read 27.3
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 30
91% 31.9 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%
Take a copy of your results

 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 19,143 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $569
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $198Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
Intel Core i5-9400F $143Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
Intel Core i5-9600K $230Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $750Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $195
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback