MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 63.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive55.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190617
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '19 at 20:15
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$163
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
63.8% Good
1-Core 93.5
2-Core 194
67% 144 Pts
4-Core 354
8-Core 643
62% 498 Pts
64-Core 1,146
77% 1,146 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 82%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$22
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03090004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 53 49 49 50 50 MB/s
Performing below potential (42nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
55.7% Above average
Read 201
Write 57.2
Mixed 91.7
SusWrite 50.9
22% 100 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 50
4K Mixed 40.3
128% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 50.4
DQ Mixed 54.5
51% 82.4 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 44
MC Write 38.9
MC Mixed 33.4
111% 38.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 27.6
79% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 89.1
45% 89.1 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 57%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $524
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