MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 91.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics77.9% 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 Drive249% 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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190617
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '19 at 09:51
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X-$280
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Memory 81.9
1-Core 138
2-Core 275
92% 165 Pts
4-Core 541
8-Core 1045
98% 793 Pts
64-Core 1,444
97% 1,444 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$270
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
77.9% Very good
Lighting 318
Reflection 249
Parallax 302
84% 290 fps
MRender 226
Gravity 277
Splatting 182
78% 228 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX6000 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
443GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9001b31 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1007 1180 1200 1212 1207 1201 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
249% Outstanding
Read 1945
Write 1,146
Mixed 949
SusWrite 1168
290% 1,302 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 179
4K Mixed 59.9
236% 93.9 MB/s
DQ Read 437
DQ Write 804
DQ Mixed 607
465% 616 MB/s
Poor: 93%
This bench: 249%
Great: 238%
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$49
157GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 484 411 281 281 281 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 493
Mixed 468
SusWrite 358
103% 458 MB/s
4K Read 49.7
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 66.7
226% 80.1 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 370
279% 373 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 130%
Great: 127%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
309GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 119 118 118 119 118 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 127
Write 114
Mixed 72.8
SusWrite 118
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
211% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$27
91GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 72 68 70 72 73 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
48% Average
Read 95.6
Write 95.4
Mixed 67
SusWrite 71.1
61% 82.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 48%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
MC Read 32
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 33.6
88% 31 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 36
84% 29.3 GB/s
Latency 77.2
52% 77.2 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 109%

 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 13,006 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $564
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