MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 85.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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
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SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190705
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 09 '19 at 07:31
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%
Watch Gameplay: 1660 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$270
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Memory 72.2
1-Core 136
2-Core 272
88% 160 Pts
4-Core 530
8-Core 826
87% 678 Pts
64-Core 1,097
74% 1,097 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$230
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing below potential (65th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
69.1% Good
Lighting 93.1
Reflection 84.4
Parallax 75.5
75% 84.3 fps
MRender 71.3
Gravity 77.6
Splatting 76.3
62% 75 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD 2.5" 500GB-$36
258GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPDA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 60 59 65 65 63 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
45.1% Average
Read 94.3
Write 95.7
Mixed 59.9
SusWrite 61.3
57% 77.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2
385% 2.93 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
70.2% Very good
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 27.2
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 25.4
62% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 96.3
42% 96.3 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 110%

 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 28,114 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $674
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