MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
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.
Graphics52.1% 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 Drive312% 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.
Very high background CPU (84%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190705
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 28 '19 at 15:37
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 84%

 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 7 3700X-$280
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Memory 84.8
1-Core 126
2-Core 259
88% 157 Pts
4-Core 462
8-Core 841
81% 652 Pts
64-Core 1,417
95% 1,417 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing below potential (58th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
52.1% Above average
Lighting 195
Reflection 167
Parallax 184
54% 182 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 184
Splatting 116
40% 149 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 58%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$130
564GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1501 1150 1127 1142 1162 1181 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
312% Outstanding
Read 2,498
Write 2,246
Mixed 1614
SusWrite 1,211
423% 1,892 MB/s
4K Read 49.3
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 83.7
261% 94.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,328
DQ Write 1,181
DQ Mixed 1,260
943% 1,256 MB/s
Poor: 217%
This bench: 312%
Great: 357%
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
154GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 320 318 318 320 316 314 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
96% Outstanding
Read 442
Write 315
Mixed 278
SusWrite 318
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 43
156% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 178
152% 218 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 96%
Great: 98%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$29
87GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 119 119 119 119 119 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
74.3% Very good
Read 140
Write 100
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 119
80% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
207% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D32AESCK.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
84.7% Excellent
MC Read 32.6
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 33.7
86% 30.1 GB/s
SC Read 24.9
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 32.3
77% 26.8 GB/s
Latency 72.1
56% 72.1 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 113%

 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 18,465 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $578
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