MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 86.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics104% 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.
Boot Drive233% 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)
Memory8.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190306
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 01:22
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X-$235
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 4.15 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
1-Core 122
2-Core 245
86% 184 Pts
4-Core 490
8-Core 871
85% 680 Pts
64-Core 1,358
91% 1,358 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 396
Reflection 323
Parallax 408
103% 376 fps
MRender 379
Gravity 382
Splatting 234
106% 332 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 104%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$79
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 484 303 305 305 302 305 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
233% Outstanding
Read 2419
Write 1,459
Mixed 1244
SusWrite 334
301% 1,364 MB/s
4K Read 58.3
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 75.6
252% 86.4 MB/s
DQ Read 965
DQ Write 733
DQ Mixed 897
658% 865 MB/s
Poor: 162%
This bench: 233%
Great: 274%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$128
746GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 476 479 481 485 490 491 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 490
Mixed 464
SusWrite 483
110% 486 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 59.3
199% 71.2 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 371
279% 373 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 129%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 42.4
MC Write 36.3
MC Mixed 33.9
107% 37.5 GB/s
SC Read 26.3
SC Write 38.3
SC Mixed 28
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
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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%
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Desktop
Desktop 72%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

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