MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics57.7% 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 Drive97.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 12 '19 at 19:10
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User JPN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 2700-$249
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
75.2% Very good
Memory 76.2
1-Core 102
2-Core 202
73% 127 Pts
4-Core 398
8-Core 728
70% 563 Pts
64-Core 1,068
72% 1,068 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57.7% Above average
Lighting 226
Reflection 200
Parallax 208
59% 212 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 213
Splatting 167
58% 175 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$46
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 302 298 290 286 294 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Read 416
Write 314
Mixed 312
SusWrite 294
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 95.1
4K Mixed 40.1
154% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 225
201% 305 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 128%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
707GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 129 136 132 136 140 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
76.2% Very good
Read 131
Write 115
Mixed 82
SusWrite 134
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
227% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (42nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
38.5% Below average
MC Read 14.1
MC Write 11.6
MC Mixed 12
36% 12.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 14.2
41% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 87.9
46% 87.9 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 47%

 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 43,146 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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