MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 91.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics51.3% 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 Drive319% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory7.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190705
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 28 '19 at 17:36
Run Duration202 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$284
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Memory 84.4
1-Core 137
2-Core 274
93% 165 Pts
4-Core 530
8-Core 940
92% 735 Pts
64-Core 1,416
95% 1,416 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$400
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing below potential (52nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
51.3% Above average
Lighting 193
Reflection 172
Parallax 190
51% 185 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 183
Splatting 120
52% 151 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$168
563GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1510 1217 1169 1173 1185 1150 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
319% Outstanding
Read 2,462
Write 2,225
Mixed 1,654
SusWrite 1234
424% 1,894 MB/s
4K Read 61.3
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 85.9
289% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,317
DQ Write 1154
DQ Mixed 1,231
924% 1234 MB/s
Poor: 222%
This bench: 319%
Great: 353%
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
154GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 320 320 320 319 314 314 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Read 442
Write 314
Mixed 290
SusWrite 318
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 43.6
161% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 177
152% 220 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 95%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
87GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 118 120 118 119 120 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
73.6% Very good
Read 138
Write 99.7
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 118
76% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
206% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 109%
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 (38th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
84.3% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 23.7
MC Mixed 33.4
85% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 25.7
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 34.9
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 84.3%
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 15,288 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $577
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