MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 86.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive307% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory29.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190705
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 22:33
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X-$280
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Memory 70.4
1-Core 140
2-Core 280
89% 163 Pts
4-Core 548
8-Core 986
96% 767 Pts
64-Core 1,472
99% 1,472 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 94%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$84
332GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2122 678 620 612 616 622 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
307% Outstanding
Read 2,564
Write 2387
Mixed 1,669
SusWrite 879
419% 1,875 MB/s
4K Read 67.2
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 91.8
309% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,313
DQ Write 1,131
DQ Mixed 1,240
924% 1,228 MB/s
Poor: 206%
This bench: 307%
Great: 325%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB 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
69.6% Good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 27.7
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 27.6
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 112%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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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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