MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 83.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics52.7% 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 Drive48.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 21 '19 at 19:14
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$139
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Memory 84.3
1-Core 116
2-Core 231
82% 144 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 779
77% 614 Pts
64-Core 990
66% 990 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$140
Sapphire(1DA2 E366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1340 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.6.1
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
52.7% Above average
Lighting 198
Reflection 181
Parallax 292
52% 224 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 192
Splatting 132
53% 155 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 53%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Gigabyte NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB-$50
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8TM52.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 75 101 103 22 70 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
48.9% Average
Read 235
Write 231
Mixed 306
SusWrite 76.4
48% 212 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 82.8
4K Mixed 10
82% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 152
143% 224 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 122%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$71
551GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 94 96 85 96 94 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
55.1% Above average
Read 98.3
Write 88.3
Mixed 54.9
SusWrite 93.5
62% 83.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 63%
Seagate ST1000LM035-1RK172 1TB
905GB free
Firmware: SBM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 110 114 116 115 112 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
64.9% Good
Read 113
Write 99.2
Mixed 55.2
SusWrite 113
70% 95.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
195% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 42.7
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 34.8
112% 39.2 GB/s
SC Read 27.5
SC Write 39.7
SC Mixed 30.3
93% 32.5 GB/s
Latency 72.9
55% 72.9 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 108%
Great: 107%

 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 13,282 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $573
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