MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 79.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics77.8% 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 Drive101% 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)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190924
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '19 at 03:43
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
79.4% Very good
1-Core 116
2-Core 227
81% 172 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 722
74% 585 Pts
64-Core 932
63% 932 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
77.8% Very good
Lighting 305
Reflection 287
Parallax 317
80% 303 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 287
Splatting 184
78% 222 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 480GB-$55
413GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 455 457 453 454 455 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 442
Mixed 409
SusWrite 455
102% 451 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 27
133% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 34.3
103% 219 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 101%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 212 216 217 217 215 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 42% Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$63
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 27.4
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 23.5
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 85.9
47% 85.9 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 105%
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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 27,467 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: $524
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