MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics52.7% 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)
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.
Run History
27 days ago, 27 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190617
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 11:46
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X-$245
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
1-Core 142
2-Core 277
99% 210 Pts
4-Core 532
8-Core 902
90% 717 Pts
64-Core 1,082
73% 1,082 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 440.97
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
52.7% Above average
Lighting 194
Reflection 186
Parallax 200
51% 193 fps
MRender 158
Gravity 187
Splatting 131
53% 159 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$55
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 506
Write 452
Mixed 369
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 60.3
205% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 369
278% 370 MB/s
Poor: 74% Great: 123%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$33
28GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 355 358 358 359 360 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Read 490
Write 357
Mixed 253
SusWrite 358
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 16.2
118% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 86.8
108% 190 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
68.2% Good
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 26.7
70% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 24.5
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 97
41% 97 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 110%
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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 27,079 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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