MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive204% 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.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190617
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 02 '19 at 06:32
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
71.2% Very good
1-Core 109
2-Core 215
76% 162 Pts
4-Core 383
8-Core 634
64% 508 Pts
64-Core 786
53% 786 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$272
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.8
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
69.2% Good
Lighting 278
Reflection 222
Parallax 246
73% 249 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 247
Splatting 166
69% 204 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 79%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$95
802GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1216 1250 1265 1370 965 103 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
204% Outstanding
Read 1,288
Write 1332
Mixed 993
SusWrite 1,028
261% 1,160 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 57.5
193% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 630
DQ Write 726
DQ Mixed 270
316% 542 MB/s
Poor: 157%
This bench: 204%
Great: 272%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
63.2% Good
MC Read 25
MC Write 18.9
MC Mixed 24
65% 22.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 19.1
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 89.7
45% 89.7 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 107%
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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 27,088 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

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