MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 75%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics65.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive277% 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 (16%). 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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190617
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '19 at 16:50
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$115
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
75% Very good
1-Core 114
2-Core 226
80% 170 Pts
4-Core 407
8-Core 776
73% 592 Pts
64-Core 970
65% 970 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 75%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 590-$180
CLim: 1580 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.10.1
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
65.2% Good
Lighting 238
Reflection 212
Parallax 323
63% 258 fps
MRender 161
Gravity 242
Splatting 151
66% 185 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP EX920 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$85
425GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1512 1565 1388 470 458 464 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
277% Outstanding
Read 2,319
Write 1,446
Mixed 1,271
SusWrite 976
334% 1,503 MB/s
4K Read 59.9
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 82.7
268% 92.3 MB/s
DQ Read 989
DQ Write 850
DQ Mixed 932
695% 924 MB/s
Poor: 184%
This bench: 277%
Great: 310%
HP S700 500GB-$54
320GB free
Firmware: S0704A1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 409 421 420 426 424 425 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 423
Mixed 432
SusWrite 421
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 36.9
159% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 57.3
113% 225 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 108%
Great: 105%
WD WD2003FYPS-27W9B 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 04.05G09
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 109 109 109 109 108 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
61% Good
Read 104
Write 102
Mixed 96
SusWrite 109
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.8
172% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 61%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 44.1
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 34.8
113% 39.7 GB/s
SC Read 27.2
SC Write 38.3
SC Mixed 27.8
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 56%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $513
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