MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics48.9% 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 Drive47.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190924
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 17 '19 at 22:59
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$110
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
78.9% Very good
1-Core 115
2-Core 229
81% 172 Pts
4-Core 445
8-Core 696
73% 571 Pts
64-Core 949
64% 949 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$165
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1850 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.10.16
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
48.9% Average
Lighting 182
Reflection 149
Parallax 231
48% 187 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 180
Splatting 113
49% 139 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 1000GB
760GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UH5100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 74 35 184 75 222 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
47.9% Average
Read 446
Write 382
Mixed 274
SusWrite 113
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 43.7
4K Mixed 15
64% 24.2 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 65.1
DQ Mixed 29.7
38% 69.8 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 58%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$76
53GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 283 282 283 284 283 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 479
Mixed 417
SusWrite 302
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 59.7
202% 71.1 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 368
278% 371 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 118%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$68
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 44.4
MC Write 40.6
MC Mixed 35.2
114% 40.1 GB/s
SC Read 25.9
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 28.8
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 110%
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 25,947 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $527
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