MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics86.4% 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 Drive214% 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.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190617
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '19 at 23:38
Run Duration204 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$149
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.65 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Memory 82.2
1-Core 107
2-Core 213
78% 134 Pts
4-Core 427
8-Core 726
73% 577 Pts
64-Core 900
60% 900 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-56-$500
CLim: 1590 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.10.16
Performing below potential (63rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
86.4% Excellent
Lighting 260
Reflection 216
Parallax 328
68% 268 fps
MRender 184
Gravity 332
Splatting 295
88% 271 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS3030 1000GB SSD
432GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS303121
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1392 763 660 769 779 728 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
214% Outstanding
Read 1,798
Write 2,351
Mixed 1,603
SusWrite 848
372% 1,650 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 55.8
177% 63.3 MB/s
DQ Read 912
DQ Write 665
DQ Mixed 819
604% 798 MB/s
Poor: 154%
This bench: 214%
Great: 272%
PNY CS900 480GB-$48
139GB free
Firmware: CS900612
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 385 108 110 107 109 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 489
Write 291
Mixed 342
SusWrite 200
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 72.8
4K Mixed 31.1
136% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 204
174% 254 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$50
473GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 94 95 92 91 93 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
52.6% Above average
Read 90.2
Write 85.8
Mixed 59.9
SusWrite 93
60% 82.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 43
MC Write 41.3
MC Mixed 35
114% 39.8 GB/s
SC Read 24.9
SC Write 38.9
SC Mixed 28.4
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 76.5
52% 76.5 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%

 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 43,165 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $570
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