MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics63.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive205% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 17 '19 at 03:03
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$175
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
77% Very good
1-Core 98.3
2-Core 229
75% 164 Pts
4-Core 465
8-Core 824
81% 644 Pts
64-Core 1,053
71% 1,053 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 77%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 590-$177
CLim: 1576 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.5.2
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
63.9% Good
Lighting 231
Reflection 213
Parallax 319
61% 254 fps
MRender 160
Gravity 237
Splatting 147
64% 181 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZVLW128HEGR-000H1 128GB
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXB73H1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 170 165 163 159 161 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
205% Outstanding
Read 1,900
Write 787
Mixed 615
SusWrite 168
189% 867 MB/s
4K Read 58.4
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 76.9
265% 94.4 MB/s
DQ Read 879
DQ Write 781
DQ Mixed 723
572% 794 MB/s
Poor: 117%
This bench: 205%
Great: 342%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
518GB free
Firmware: CC49
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 89 92 88 92 91 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
79.2% Very good
Read 186
Write 158
Mixed 87.3
SusWrite 90.1
96% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$17
338GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 114 114 115 117 115 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
66.9% Good
Read 119
Write 110
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 114
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 78%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
224GB free
Firmware: MS2OA800
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 146 134 132 137 151 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 131
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 140
88% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
148% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
62.7% Good
MC Read 23.4
MC Write 20.4
MC Mixed 21.5
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 22.3
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 78.7
51% 78.7 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 48%
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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 32,741 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $542
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