MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.3% 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
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190125
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateOct 31 '19 at 20:54
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$115
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
76.2% Very good
1-Core 110
2-Core 218
77% 164 Pts
4-Core 432
8-Core 689
71% 560 Pts
64-Core 907
61% 907 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 590-$180
CLim: 1580 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.10.2
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
61.3% Good
Lighting 0.1
Reflection 213
Parallax 320
0% 178 fps
MRender 161
Gravity 237
Splatting 148
64% 182 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$27
91GB free
Firmware: CS900J13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 462 463 457 219 153 153 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Read 430
Write 419
Mixed 391
SusWrite 318
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 91.5
4K Mixed 42.5
155% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 190
163% 235 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 100%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$33
310GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 16.01H16
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 51 66 55 49 86 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
50.1% Above average
Read 118
Write 120
Mixed 75
SusWrite 56.9
68% 92.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 70%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$60
654GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 109 115 123 124 118 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
54% Above average
Read 71
Write 107
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 117
64% 87.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1.2
224% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 54%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$60
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
MC Read 34.5
MC Write 33.3
MC Mixed 29.4
93% 32.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 31.7
SC Mixed 25.3
75% 26.4 GB/s
Latency 80.6
50% 80.6 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 89%
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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 27,234 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $514
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