MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics82.7% 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 Drive114% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 22 '19 at 02:22
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X-$235
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
74.8% Very good
1-Core 114
2-Core 218
79% 166 Pts
4-Core 421
8-Core 657
69% 539 Pts
64-Core 911
61% 911 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 56-$300
CLim: 1590 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.10.16
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Lighting 293
Reflection 228
Parallax 455
83% 325 fps
MRender 179
Gravity 310
Splatting 285
82% 258 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 96%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
418GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 289 291 292 292 291 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 489
Mixed 458
SusWrite 298
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 56
187% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 370
279% 373 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 114%
Great: 129%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
74.6% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 25
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 22.5
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 84.5
47% 84.5 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 108%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical B450 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C02) Builds (Compare 19,450 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 - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $565
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HDDRAMUSB
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