MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
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 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 87.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics52% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 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 Drive124% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190617
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 14 '19 at 02:42
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 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 Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$185
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
1-Core 130
2-Core 257
91% 194 Pts
4-Core 482
8-Core 811
82% 647 Pts
64-Core 994
67% 994 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$130
CLim: 1300 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.9.2
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
52% Above average
Lighting 196
Reflection 176
Parallax 283
54% 218 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 190
Splatting 126
49% 150 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 52%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
219GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 346 347 334 310 332 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 485
Mixed 440
SusWrite 344
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 59.4
213% 76.6 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 371
279% 373 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 124%
Great: 131%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$59
339GB free
Firmware: JC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 97 98 99 98 99 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
55% Above average
Read 93.4
Write 101
Mixed 61.5
SusWrite 98.1
65% 88.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 55%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$60
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
MC Read 32.5
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 32.2
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 29.2
73% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 80.8
50% 80.8 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 104%
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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 25,556 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $549
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