MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 88.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics76.7% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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
13 months ago, 13 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190125
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateJul 12 '19 at 09:52
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$175
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Memory 90.4
1-Core 121
2-Core 239
87% 150 Pts
4-Core 466
8-Core 795
79% 630 Pts
64-Core 980
66% 980 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$270
EVGA(3842 1667) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Lighting 309
Reflection 246
Parallax 300
81% 285 fps
MRender 225
Gravity 272
Splatting 188
77% 228 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 101 102 105 106 112 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
67% Good
Read 132
Write 129
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 101
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
229% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 67%
Great: 109%
WD Black 750GB (2008)-$37
428GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 92 93 93 93 93 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
56.4% Above average
Read 104
Write 100
Mixed 71.5
SusWrite 92.7
68% 91.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
185% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3400 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3333 MHz clocked @ 1667 MHz
Performing below potential (90th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
112% Outstanding
MC Read 46.1
MC Write 41.3
MC Mixed 35
117% 40.8 GB/s
SC Read 26.6
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 29.7
95% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 112%
Great: 115%

 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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