MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive108% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190722
Uptime4.8 Days
Run DateOct 14 '19 at 17:17
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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-$118
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
67.8% Good
1-Core 110
2-Core 216
77% 163 Pts
4-Core 345
8-Core 615
60% 480 Pts
64-Core 722
48% 722 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 82%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$40
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 680 305 266 270 383 497 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 644
Write 265
Mixed 296
SusWrite 400
89% 401 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 96.2
4K Mixed 29.9
129% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 402
DQ Write 460
DQ Mixed 590
400% 484 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 108%
Great: 140%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
425GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 195 194 196 196 195 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 148
Write 135
Mixed 77.2
SusWrite 195
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
77.7% Very good
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 25.6
MC Mixed 27.2
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 24.4
SC Mixed 21.4
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 87.1
46% 87.1 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 113%
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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 25,763 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
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Desktop
Desktop 72%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $537
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