MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 85.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics73.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive135% 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)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190617
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateJul 19 '19 at 02:04
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X-$209
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Memory 71.5
1-Core 136
2-Core 270
88% 159 Pts
4-Core 533
8-Core 847
88% 690 Pts
64-Core 1,079
72% 1,079 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$270
Zotac(19DA 3527) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
73.3% Very good
Lighting 292
Reflection 239
Parallax 292
77% 274 fps
MRender 222
Gravity 258
Splatting 178
74% 219 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
424GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 475 486 497 497 496 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 496
Mixed 405
SusWrite 487
107% 474 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 65.1
220% 78.8 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 373
280% 374 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 135%
Great: 134%
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2019)-$80
284GB free
Firmware: 102000WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1222 859 859 860 859 859 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
279% Outstanding
Read 2,029
Write 2,214
Mixed 1,735
SusWrite 920
387% 1,724 MB/s
4K Read 50.2
4K Write 200
4K Mixed 73.9
277% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,385
DQ Write 1,195
DQ Mixed 1,272
958% 1,284 MB/s
Poor: 187%
This bench: 279%
Great: 288%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$53
706GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 167 166 169 168 166 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 144
Mixed 104
SusWrite 167
111% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
68.5% Good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 26.5
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 24.6
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 97.9
41% 97.9 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 103%

 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 13,107 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $568
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