MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 93.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics96.8% 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 Drive109% 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)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190705
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJul 20 '19 at 19:59
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X-$284
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Memory 85.2
1-Core 138
2-Core 274
93% 166 Pts
4-Core 548
8-Core 944
94% 746 Pts
64-Core 1,457
98% 1,457 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$370
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.7.2
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
96.8% Outstanding
Lighting 0.1
Reflection 300
Parallax 709
0% 336 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 380
Splatting 361
102% 326 fps
Poor: 100%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZVLV128HCGR-00000 128GB
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV7000Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 151 150 147 152 152 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 816
Write 160
Mixed 206
SusWrite 151
72% 333 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 32.3
172% 67.6 MB/s
DQ Read 563
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 235
206% 318 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$134
689GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 494 492 493 494 497 496 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 496
Mixed 473
SusWrite 494
112% 495 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 62.8
214% 77.3 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 372
280% 373 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 134%
Great: 133%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D32AESBK.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
84.1% Excellent
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 33.6
85% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 25.4
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 33.7
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 114%

 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 13,316 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 46%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $573
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