MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 77.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics50.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive102% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190705
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 18:28
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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 (75th percentile)
77.6% Very good
1-Core 112
2-Core 223
79% 168 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 701
72% 570 Pts
64-Core 924
62% 924 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$130
CLim: 1268 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.10.16
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
50.9% Above average
Lighting 196
Reflection 169
Parallax 251
53% 205 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 185
Splatting 124
48% 148 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 52%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 240GB-$30
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 447 458 452 451 457 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 483
Write 450
Mixed 429
SusWrite 450
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 99
4K Mixed 31.7
144% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 46.8
99% 198 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
MC Read 33.7
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 29.1
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 26.5
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 79
51% 79 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 94%
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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 21,539 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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