MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 95.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics50.3% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 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 Drive81.9% 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
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory8.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190705
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 20 '19 at 19:01
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$328
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 273
96% 205 Pts
4-Core 543
8-Core 951
94% 747 Pts
64-Core 1,498
100% 1,498 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
50.3% Above average
Lighting 197
Reflection 175
Parallax 194
51% 189 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 187
Splatting 129
50% 155 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 54%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 87 76 78 68 68 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Read 445
Write 311
Mixed 302
SusWrite 98.4
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 43.5
163% 63.4 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 110
101% 155 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D32AESCK.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
84.8% Excellent
MC Read 32.4
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 33.2
85% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 25.1
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 34.9
80% 27.9 GB/s
Latency 71.9
56% 71.9 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 84.8%
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 25,781 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $537
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