MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics112% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive132% 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)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190617
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 03:22
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 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 Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$195
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
1-Core 123
2-Core 235
85% 179 Pts
4-Core 470
8-Core 846
82% 658 Pts
64-Core 1,035
70% 1,035 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$400
PowerColor(148C 2398) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.9.1
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 402
Reflection 304
Parallax 718
118% 475 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 384
Splatting 364
104% 329 fps
Poor: 108%
This bench: 112%
Great: 120%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
369GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 478 469 492 493 484 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 494
Mixed 471
SusWrite 478
110% 490 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 62.1
212% 76.9 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 369
278% 372 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 132%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$73
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 34.9
92% 32.3 GB/s
SC Read 25.2
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 33.5
81% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 77.4
52% 77.4 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 109%
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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 21,614 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $561
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