MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 83.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics51.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive171% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190705
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 13:58
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$160
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Memory 71.3
1-Core 135
2-Core 265
87% 157 Pts
4-Core 515
8-Core 826
85% 671 Pts
64-Core 1,070
72% 1,070 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-56-$500
Asus(1043 0555) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1538 MHz, MLim: 700 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.5.2
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
51.4% Above average
Lighting 195
Reflection 125
Parallax 302
51% 207 fps
MRender 98.6
Gravity 199
Splatting 158
52% 152 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 94%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Scorch M2 512GB
394GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FM12.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 985 986 666 491 500 500 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
171% Outstanding
Read 771
Write 989
Mixed 846
SusWrite 688
186% 824 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 53.3
199% 72.7 MB/s
DQ Read 946
DQ Write 747
DQ Mixed 830
626% 841 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 171%
Great: 168%
OOS1000G 1TB
516GB free
Firmware: OOS1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 138 139 139 140 140 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Read 151
Write 146
Mixed 65.2
SusWrite 139
91% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$54
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
67.9% Good
MC Read 28.8
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 26.7
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 23.7
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 98.5
41% 98.5 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 103%

 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 13,089 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $568
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