MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 118%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics22.3% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive266% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory27.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190924
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateOct 24 '19 at 18:44
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X-$530
AM4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
96% Outstanding
1-Core 139
2-Core 274
97% 206 Pts
4-Core 543
8-Core 1,074
100% 808 Pts
64-Core 2,229
150% 2,229 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 96%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon Pro WX 5100 Graphics
AMD(1002 0B0D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1086 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver:
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
22.3% Poor
Lighting 66
Reflection 112
Parallax 101
17% 93.1 fps
MRender 99.3
Gravity 70
Splatting 87.3
23% 85.5 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 22.3%
Great: 24%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
406GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 6L7QCXY7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 856 644 641 650 648 645 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
266% Outstanding
Read 2,005
Write 1,527
Mixed 917
SusWrite 681
285% 1,282 MB/s
4K Read 61.2
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 83.4
286% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1308
DQ Write 1,174
DQ Mixed 1,095
861% 1,192 MB/s
Poor: 116%
This bench: 266%
Great: 262%
Samsung 840 Pro 512GB-$300
306GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 448 470 482 474 457 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 179
Mixed 370
SusWrite 462
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 49.3
174% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 196
187% 296 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 117%
Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2800 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2800 MHz clocked @ 1400 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 39.7
MC Write 35.7
MC Mixed 36
106% 37.1 GB/s
SC Read 24
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 34.9
76% 26.6 GB/s
Latency 78.2
51% 78.2 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 100%
Great: 127%
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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 27,120 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
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Desktop
Desktop 72%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $504
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