MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 82.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics57.8% 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 Drive117% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190924
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 15 '19 at 17:37
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
1-Core 118
2-Core 235
83% 177 Pts
4-Core 469
8-Core 775
79% 622 Pts
64-Core 997
67% 997 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$285
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
57.8% Above average
Lighting 228
Reflection 201
Parallax 214
58% 214 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 216
Splatting 169
57% 178 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$60
360GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 449 453 456 457 457 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 457
Mixed 442
SusWrite 452
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 50.1
167% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 364
DQ Mixed 294
243% 349 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 117%
Great: 125%
CT250MX500SSD4 250GB
232GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 442 446 447 448 448 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 450
Mixed 436
SusWrite 444
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 49.8
165% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 240
191% 266 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 111%
Great: 121%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$90
1TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 146 149 148 147 147 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Read 158
Write 136
Mixed 50.7
SusWrite 147
89% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
158% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 41.4
MC Write 39
MC Mixed 34.7
110% 38.4 GB/s
SC Read 26.5
SC Write 38.3
SC Mixed 29.9
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 106%
Great: 105%
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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 25,666 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $539
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