MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 91.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics76.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive126% 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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190617
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 10 '19 at 07:50
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$185
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
1-Core 129
2-Core 258
91% 193 Pts
4-Core 516
8-Core 817
85% 667 Pts
64-Core 1,057
71% 1,057 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$270
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Lighting 310
Reflection 246
Parallax 302
80% 286 fps
MRender 225
Gravity 276
Splatting 181
73% 228 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
421GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 345 347 346 348 350 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 491
Mixed 443
SusWrite 341
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 64.7
219% 77.7 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 373
281% 375 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 126%
Great: 131%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
384GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 133 133 134 134 134 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 162
Write 132
Mixed 94.3
SusWrite 134
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
224% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 85%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
MC Read 34
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 35
92% 32 GB/s
SC Read 25.4
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 33.4
81% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 77
52% 77 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 89.6%
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 24,091 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $544
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