MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 96.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics51.8% 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 Drive86% 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
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190705
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 20 '19 at 17:50
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X-$285
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
1-Core 138
2-Core 276
98% 207 Pts
4-Core 544
8-Core 943
93% 744 Pts
64-Core 1,424
96% 1,424 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$390
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Lighting 197
Reflection 176
Parallax 193
52% 189 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 185
Splatting 123
52% 153 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 56%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 115 87 85 71 67 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 456
Write 315
Mixed 301
SusWrite 107
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 43.9
164% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 112
121% 199 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 86%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D32AESCK.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
70.4% Very good
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 28.3
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 26.5
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 90.4
44% 90.4 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 113%
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 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 34,881 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $550
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