MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 80.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics51.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive100% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180921
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateNov 07 '19 at 21:12
Run Duration214 Seconds
Run User ARE-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
1-Core 118
2-Core 234
83% 176 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 750
76% 600 Pts
64-Core 997
67% 997 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1757 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
51.7% Above average
Lighting 194
Reflection 177
Parallax 213
51% 195 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 185
Splatting 124
52% 153 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$55
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 110 88 81 106 77 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 487
Write 389
Mixed 369
SusWrite 135
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 99.8
4K Mixed 56.7
189% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 304
227% 302 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 100%
Great: 123%
Samsung PB22-JS3 FDE 2.5" 128GB
11GB free
Firmware: VBM19D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 92 118 165 167 164 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
32.2% Below average
Read 201
Write 18.5
Mixed 84.8
SusWrite 134
24% 110 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 9.5
4K Mixed 9.5
53% 14.1 MB/s
DQ Read 17.3
DQ Write 7
DQ Mixed 9.8
8% 11.4 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 32.2%
Great: 31%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$25
24GB free
Firmware: CC37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 104 105 104 104 104 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
57.5% Above average
Read 96.2
Write 92
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 104
65% 88.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 72%
Hitachi HDE721010SLA330 1TB-$33
17GB free
Firmware: ST6OA3CA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 80 82 77 82 79 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
50.5% Above average
Read 94
Write 87.8
Mixed 50.7
SusWrite 81.5
58% 78.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
163% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 63%
WD WD2500BEVS-22UST0 250GB
101GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 28 29 29 29 29 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
21.4% Poor
Read 45.2
Write 47
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 28.8
29% 39.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 21.4%
Great: 33%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$96
599GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 75 65 42 57 55 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
43.5% Average
Read 90
Write 80.5
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 61.3
52% 70.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 57%
Seagate BUP BL 4TB
4GB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 39 39 41 40 41 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
22.8% Poor
Read 37.7
Write 38.7
Mixed 36
SusWrite 40.1
28% 38.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.8
222% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 22.8%
Great: 67%
Seagate Expansion 2TB
22GB free
Firmware: 0637
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 38 38 38 38 38 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
22.2% Poor
Read 38.8
Write 35
Mixed 35.2
SusWrite 37.9
27% 36.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
160% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 22.2%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$135
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3333 MHz clocked @ 1667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 45.1
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 35.2
114% 40.1 GB/s
SC Read 25.9
SC Write 39.6
SC Mixed 28.9
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 110%
Great: 102%
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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 27,120 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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