MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 78.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics71.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive85.1% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190306
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateJun 12 '19 at 11:24
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
78.5% Very good
1-Core 116
2-Core 227
81% 171 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 659
70% 549 Pts
64-Core 953
64% 953 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$260
Zotac(19DA 3527) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Lighting 287
Reflection 233
Parallax 279
74% 266 fps
MRender 221
Gravity 257
Splatting 168
69% 215 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 79%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 268 272 274 268 265 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Read 493
Write 290
Mixed 298
SusWrite 266
75% 337 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 87.1
4K Mixed 30.4
123% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 212
174% 246 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 131%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
77.3% Very good
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 26
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 21.4
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 84.9
47% 84.9 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 104%
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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 25,439 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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