MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics82.6% 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 Drive206% 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)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190617
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '19 at 06:28
Run Duration242 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$160
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Memory 73.2
1-Core 136
2-Core 268
88% 159 Pts
4-Core 540
8-Core 895
91% 718 Pts
64-Core 1,110
74% 1,110 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Lighting 331
Reflection 300
Parallax 314
87% 315 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 304
Splatting 236
83% 249 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$67
439GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 929 934 934 872 179 93 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
206% Outstanding
Read 1,373
Write 943
Mixed 877
SusWrite 657
215% 963 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 76.9
274% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 867
DQ Mixed 221
276% 471 MB/s
Poor: 107%
This bench: 206%
Great: 211%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$113
931GB free
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 468 471 475 474 472 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 471
Mixed 438
SusWrite 471
107% 473 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 57.1
190% 69.2 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 309
249% 351 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 125%
Great: 125%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
232GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 307 306 306 305 306 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 494
Mixed 406
SusWrite 322
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 63.4
217% 77.5 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 364
DQ Mixed 370
279% 374 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 124%
Great: 123%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
466GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 490 492 493 496 496 496 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 494
Mixed 402
SusWrite 494
107% 473 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 64.9
219% 78 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 371
279% 373 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 135%
Great: 133%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 180 179 179 179 178 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 170
Mixed 106
SusWrite 179
120% 163 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 108%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
70.5% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 28.2
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 26.9
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 94.2
42% 94.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 87%

 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 43,147 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 - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $570
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HDDRAMUSB
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