MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics57.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive112% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 04:10
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$149
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Memory 84.5
1-Core 114
2-Core 228
82% 142 Pts
4-Core 457
8-Core 771
77% 614 Pts
64-Core 975
66% 975 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$170
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.50.16.01
Performing below potential (58th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57.4% Above average
Lighting 210
Reflection 179
Parallax 280
55% 223 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 212
Splatting 130
58% 163 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
253GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 353 350 359 359 360 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 361
Mixed 334
SusWrite 362
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 46.9
173% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 275
230% 334 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 112%
Great: 130%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
865GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 198 184 192 195 198 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 175
Mixed 85.6
SusWrite 194
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 113%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing below potential (98th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
105% Outstanding
MC Read 41.9
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 33.6
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 25.9
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 29.9
90% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 105%
Great: 103%

 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 15,621 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $593
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