MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
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 92.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics62.4% 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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190705
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 13 '19 at 04:41
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User USA-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 5 3600-$167
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Memory 86.6
1-Core 134
2-Core 271
92% 164 Pts
4-Core 530
8-Core 834
87% 682 Pts
64-Core 1,084
73% 1,084 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$217
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing below potential (44th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
62.4% Good
Lighting 280
Reflection 221
Parallax 235
74% 246 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 232
Splatting 175
62% 183 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 66%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD 2.5" 500GB-$30
258GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPDA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 67 64 64 65 63 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
46.9% Average
Read 97.3
Write 96.6
Mixed 62.4
SusWrite 64.5
59% 80.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 2
388% 2.9 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$66
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
MC Read 34.3
MC Write 24.7
MC Mixed 34.9
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 25.9
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 34.2
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 109%
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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 41,690 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $560
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