MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 92.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics60.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Run History
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SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190705
Uptime8.8 Days
Run DateSep 21 '19 at 13:02
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$167
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Memory 86.1
1-Core 136
2-Core 271
92% 164 Pts
4-Core 532
8-Core 861
88% 696 Pts
64-Core 1,086
73% 1,086 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$217
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.2
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
60.9% Good
Lighting 273
Reflection 215
Parallax 231
72% 240 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 225
Splatting 169
61% 180 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 66%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD 2.5" 500GB-$30
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPDA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 77 78 75 77 77 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
50.8% Above average
Read 98.8
Write 105
Mixed 60.7
SusWrite 76.7
63% 85.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.9
370% 2.87 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$66
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
88% Excellent
MC Read 34.5
MC Write 24.3
MC Mixed 34.9
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 26.2
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 34.2
81% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 88%
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 41,603 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $568
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