MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
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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 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics90.9% 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 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
6 days ago, 6 days 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 Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$174
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
SC Int 114
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 116
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 459
QC Mixed 438
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 906
MC Float 947
MC Mixed 953
140% 935 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$270
Zotac(19DA 3527) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Lighting 287
Reflection 233
Parallax 279
88% 266 fps
MRender 221
Gravity 257
Splatting 168
93% 215 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 98%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$78
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 268 272 274 268 265 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th 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: 73%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 129%
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 (29th 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: 103%
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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 12,406 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 139% - Outstanding Total price: $583
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