MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 83.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics65.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive207% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory24.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190306
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 26 '19 at 00:26
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$170
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Memory 84.4
1-Core 118
2-Core 233
83% 145 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 697
73% 571 Pts
64-Core 915
61% 915 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
65.4% Good
Lighting 239
Reflection 193
Parallax 208
63% 213 fps
MRender 191
Gravity 234
Splatting 156
66% 193 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
411GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 885 882 920 924 919 687 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
207% Outstanding
Read 1,388
Write 920
Mixed 897
SusWrite 869
228% 1,019 MB/s
4K Read 53.3
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 66.8
235% 83.1 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 801
DQ Mixed 224
271% 459 MB/s
Poor: 117%
This bench: 207%
Great: 246%
TEAML5Lite3D120G 120GB
111GB free
Firmware: Q0410A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 197 148 149 148 148 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 394
Mixed 397
SusWrite 175
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 98.1
4K Mixed 55.8
186% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 123
141% 240 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$24
790GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 166 167 170 171 167 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 157
Mixed 87.7
SusWrite 168
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
241% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 108%
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 500GB-$159
462GB free
Firmware: GM4OA57A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 90 91 91 91 91 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
51.1% Above average
Read 87.3
Write 92.5
Mixed 50.2
SusWrite 90.5
59% 80.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
178% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 51%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
MC Read 37.3
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 34
98% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 25.8
SC Write 31.1
SC Mixed 27.3
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 105%
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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 41,792 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $566
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