MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics71% 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. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 3 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years ago, 2 years 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%
Watch Gameplay: 1660 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$141
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
Memory 85
1-Core 150
2-Core 299
96% 178 Pts
4-Core 584
8-Core 911
92% 748 Pts
64-Core 1,079
67% 1,079 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 92%
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 (85th percentile)
71% Very good
Lighting 96
Reflection 88.5
Parallax 82.4
78% 89 fps
MRender 69.3
Gravity 80.2
Splatting 78.9
63% 76.1 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 71%
Great: 73%
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 as expected (44th 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: 18%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$55
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd 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: 63%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 109%

 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 4,728 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $664
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