MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics73.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive255% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190617
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 11 '19 at 22:46
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$129
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
78.7% Very good
1-Core 115
2-Core 225
80% 170 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 725
74% 585 Pts
64-Core 927
62% 927 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$278
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
73.5% Very good
Lighting 301
Reflection 234
Parallax 268
76% 268 fps
MRender 216
Gravity 263
Splatting 174
70% 218 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$95
922GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1499 1503 1519 1560 1560 1561 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
255% Outstanding
Read 1,457
Write 1,548
Mixed 1,077
SusWrite 1,534
317% 1,404 MB/s
4K Read 52
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 68
231% 80.8 MB/s
DQ Read 623
DQ Write 779
DQ Mixed 271
324% 557 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 255%
Great: 268%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 32GB
22GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.2 3.5 4.1 5.1 4.4 4.8 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
9.75% Terrible
Read 32.6
Write 6.5
Mixed 9
SusWrite 4.5
13% 13.1 MB/s
4K Read 9.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 2.2
130% 4.03 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.75%
Great: 16%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
MC Read 33.8
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 29.1
92% 32.1 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 31.9
SC Mixed 25.6
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 79.5
50% 79.5 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 108%
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 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 21,514 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $574
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