MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 85.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics75.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive64.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 20 '19 at 01:58
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$169
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Memory 83.4
1-Core 118
2-Core 226
82% 142 Pts
4-Core 472
8-Core 794
80% 633 Pts
64-Core 997
67% 997 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$269
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing below potential (72nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
75.6% Very good
Lighting 306
Reflection 229
Parallax 276
80% 270 fps
MRender 222
Gravity 268
Splatting 186
76% 225 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba OCZ TL100 120GB-$80
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFZ10.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 96 84 76 96 57 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
64.5% Good
Read 449
Write 85.5
Mixed 139
SusWrite 78.7
41% 188 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 53.5
4K Mixed 26.8
115% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 91.5
DQ Mixed 112
95% 143 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 86%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
855GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 177 178 177 178 179 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 164
Mixed 103
SusWrite 177
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
240% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
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 below potential (93rd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
103% Outstanding
MC Read 40.7
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 33.2
107% 37.3 GB/s
SC Read 25.8
SC Write 38.2
SC Mixed 29.8
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%

 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 15,414 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $577
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