MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics82% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive308% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190306
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 02 '19 at 17:53
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 2700-$160
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
75.9% Very good
1-Core 116
2-Core 217
79% 166 Pts
4-Core 415
8-Core 774
74% 594 Pts
64-Core 1,148
77% 1,148 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-56-$350
CLim: 1590 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.9.2
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
82% Excellent
Lighting 294
Reflection 229
Parallax 488
77% 337 fps
MRender 182
Gravity 311
Splatting 286
83% 260 fps
Poor: 75%
This bench: 82%
Great: 96%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin Pilot NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$65
399GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1459 1537 1566 1545 1581 1586 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
308% Outstanding
Read 2,410
Write 1575
Mixed 1,164
SusWrite 1,546
373% 1,674 MB/s
4K Read 56.9
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 76.6
250% 85.8 MB/s
DQ Read 958
DQ Write 793
DQ Mixed 872
654% 875 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 308%
Great: 340%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GU6CJR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
MC Read 37.2
MC Write 33.8
MC Mixed 29.3
96% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 35.6
SC Mixed 26.7
82% 28.7 GB/s
Latency 82.4
48% 82.4 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 93%
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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 27,541 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $521
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