MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics73.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive51.6% 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.
Very high background CPU (71%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateOct 20 '19 at 01:34
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 71%

 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$137
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
61.4% Good
1-Core 96.4
2-Core 181
66% 139 Pts
4-Core 327
8-Core 562
56% 444 Pts
64-Core 793
53% 793 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$260
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
73.8% Very good
Lighting 294
Reflection 235
Parallax 269
77% 266 fps
MRender 217
Gravity 262
Splatting 182
74% 221 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba OCZ TL100 120GB-$40
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFZ10.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 94 69 95 71 80 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
51.6% Above average
Read 446
Write 104
Mixed 128
SusWrite 83.7
41% 191 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 37.8
4K Mixed 16.3
73% 25.1 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 85.2
DQ Mixed 113
94% 140 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 87%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
855GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 159 163 165 160 161 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 156
Mixed 84.2
SusWrite 163
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
221% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
95% Outstanding
MC Read 39.6
MC Write 34.4
MC Mixed 32.7
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 27.3
SC Mixed 23
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 82.4
48% 82.4 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 95%
Great: 107%
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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 30,799 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 - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $533
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