MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
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 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 79.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics111% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive171% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181106
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 11 '19 at 19:54
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 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-$120
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
79.5% Very good
1-Core 114
2-Core 227
80% 171 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 659
72% 556 Pts
64-Core 866
58% 866 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$500
EVGA(3842 3172) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 442
Reflection 345
Parallax 477
116% 421 fps
MRender 372
Gravity 380
Splatting 236
111% 329 fps
Poor: 103%
This bench: 111%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$205
317GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 959 405 42 341 44 23 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
171% Outstanding
Read 1,277
Write 1,295
Mixed 941
SusWrite 302
213% 954 MB/s
4K Read 51.7
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 57.9
212% 73.7 MB/s
DQ Read 851
DQ Write 779
DQ Mixed 318
375% 650 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 171%
Great: 293%
WD Elements 25A3 6TB
2TB free, PID 25a3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 134 137 135 137 136 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Read 132
Write 134
Mixed 89
SusWrite 136
166% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 8
4K Mixed 0.7
302% 3.47 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 3000 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3066 MHz clocked @ 1533 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 42.7
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 35.4
111% 38.8 GB/s
SC Read 24
SC Write 36.7
SC Mixed 27.5
84% 29.4 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 106%
Great: 108%
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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 27,690 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: $523
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