MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 93.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics64.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 month ago, 2 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 30 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 27 days ago, 27 days ago, 26 days ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 23 days ago, 22 days ago, 22 days ago, 21 days ago, 18 days ago, 18 days ago, 14 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190705
Uptime7.1 Days
Run DateOct 31 '19 at 19:15
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$190
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 272
96% 204 Pts
4-Core 530
8-Core 856
88% 693 Pts
64-Core 1088
73% 1088 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$210
CLim: 2235 MHz, MLim: 2014 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.8
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
64.4% Good
Lighting 288
Reflection 230
Parallax 264
76% 261 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 240
Splatting 181
64% 189 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 66%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD 2.5" 500GB-$22
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPDA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 62 55 61 65 65 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
45.1% Average
Read 95.7
Write 97.8
Mixed 60.4
SusWrite 59.9
58% 78.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2
373% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
88.1% Excellent
MC Read 34.3
MC Write 24.3
MC Mixed 35.1
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 25.9
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 35.3
81% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 71.9
56% 71.9 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 88.1%
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 27,082 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
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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